An elite class of millionaires find a new toy to amuse with the Titanic – a symbol of technological triumph.
America, a new world without limits, even the sky could not hold back the ambitious. As the buildings grew ever higher those with enterprise become ever richer. In 1861 there were only three millionaires in the United States by 1900 there were nearly four thousand and they needed something to spend their millions on…Titanic! One of these elite passengers was John Jacob Astor, an American millionaire businessman.
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Diving to the wreck of the Titanic- click here to view.