Why did Lizzie Magie make monopoly?

Why did Lizzie Magie make monopoly?

Magie filed a legal claim for her Landlord's Game in 1903, more than three decades before Parker Brothers began manufacturing Monopoly. She actually designed the game as a protest against the big monopolists of her time—people like Andrew Carnegie and John D.

What did Lizzie Magie invent?

MonopolyLizzie Magie/InventionsPhillips (née Magie; May 9, 1866 – March 2, 1948) was an American game designer, writer and Georgist. She invented The Landlord's Game, the precursor to Monopoly, to illustrate teachings of the progressive era economist Henry George.

When did Lizzie Magie die?

2 March 1948Lizzie Magie/Date of death

Who was the real inventor of Monopoly?

Elizabeth MagieThe board game Monopoly has its origin in the early 20th century. The earliest known version of Monopoly, known as The Landlord's Game, was designed by an American, Elizabeth Magie, and first patented in 1904 but existed as early as 1902.