A Brief History of the Rockefeller/Rothschild Empire

A Brief History of the Rockefeller-Rothschild Empires

By Wes Annac

Guest writer for Wake Up World

“The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.” – Felix Frankfurter, Supreme Court Justice, 1952

‘Rockefeller’ and ‘Rothschild’ are two of the most common names discussed in the conscious community, and if you’re like me, all of the talk about them (and the so-called ‘elite’ families in general) has made you want to know more about what they’re doing and how they came to power.

In the interest of satiating curiosity, I’d like to look briefly at the history of the Rockefeller and Rothschild families and, in doing so, provide a glimpse of what these families did to become so powerful that they essentially own the government.

An Important Document

The information I’ll share for this report comes from David Wilcock’s Financial Tyranny, an important document in which David scrupulously details nearly everything relevant to the ruling ‘elite’; from how interlocked the government is with big banks and corporations to the Illuminati and dark occult rituals (and much more).

It’s not for the faint of heart, but it contains an incredible amount of mind-blowing information that, in my opinion, is crucial for any truth seeker. I intend to write as much about it as I can, but even if I were to write a hundred reports about it, I wouldn’t scratch the surface.

I recommend reading the document itself (link above) for the most accurate and concise picture, and hopefully, these reports help shed light on things about the ruling elite the world needs to know.

The World’s First Billionaire

First, we’ll learn a little about the history of the Rockefeller’s business empire.

Rockefeller’s Standard Oil

Shortly after starting the Standard Oil Company in 1870, John D. Rockefeller became the world’s first billionaire. He used his money to help create and fund the Federal Reserve along with the Rothschilds, which gave these families the ability to print money out of thin air. This put them well above the U.S. government in terms of power and influence, and this move to gain power over the government and the people via a rigged financial system is a historical event not often discussed in school.

Also not discussed is the fact that the Rockefellers are responsible for the awful condition of the public education system, which is one of the reasons we don’t learn about all of this in school.

“Many years ago in the USA, for example, much money was poured into education by the Rockefeller-created National Education Association, with the help of the Carnegie Foundation and later on the Ford Foundation. The result of the efforts of such organisations can be seen worldwide today in the real purpose of the education system which is to teach children and young people: 1) Reward comes from accurate memory recall from heavy repetition. 2) Non-compliance will be punished. 3) Acceptance that ‘truth’ and what is ‘real’ comes from authority. Thus, the real purpose of the education system is to cultivate conformity and prohibit critical thinking about anything of real importance.” [source]

With oil prices skyrocketing and these families grabbing control of the money supply, Rockefeller quickly had the U.S. government in his pocket. He was free to manipulate society, because he had control over our most worshipped resource: money.

Standard Oil Breakup

In 1911, shortly before the creation of the Federal Reserve, the Supreme Court was alarmed at the incredible monopoly Standard Oil had come to hold. As a result, anti-trust legislation forced the break-up of Standard Oil into various oil companies we recognize today.

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Look familiar?

The companies that originated from Standard include Esso (ExxonMobil, the world’s most profitable company), Chevron, Conoco Phillips, and BP Amoco.

As David Wilcock writes, “four out of the six ‘supermajors’ in the oil industry are direct Rockefeller spinoffs – BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips”. He also reminds us that “these companies never really broke apart. The 1,318 in the ‘core’ and 147 ‘super-entity’ corporations are extremely interlocked with one another.”

Admittedly, this information doesn’t reveal much about the Rockefellers’ link to the ‘Illuminati’ and the ‘global conspiracy’ as these things are often called, but it does shed light on the collusion between government, big business and the Fed.

Rise of the Rothschilds

Now, let’s learn about the rise of the Rothschilds. Some activists have pointed out that there doesn’t seem to be any evidence of the Rothschilds being a part of the ‘global conspiracy’ because they can’t find the family name in any of their research. It seems that the Rothschild name is purposely kept off of most of the things they’re a part of, and despite what anyone says, you’re encouraged to do your own research and determine for yourself if they’re a legitimate threat.

Clever Business Deals

I was surprised to learn that Mayer Amschel Rothschild, who was responsible for the success that propelled his family to the top, started out living in poverty in Frankfurt, Germany in the 1700s. He had to endure daily humiliation in Frankfurt; a place that, at the time, treated Jews like second class citizens. The ghetto in which his family lived passed an ordinance banning Jewish citizens from farming, handicraft and dealing in goods like weapons or fresh fruit, and they were often targets of prejudice in the community. These laws were clearly designed to keep them from making a decent living, but Mayer Amschel was able to overcome it and rise to the position with which we associate the Rothschild name today.

Mayer Amschel became a prominent and wealthy figure first by apprenticing at the Bank of Oppenheimer shortly after his father’s death. After three years, he became a junior partner. He was able to purchase his father’s home with the money he’d earned, and the home was adorned with a red shield that symbolized revolution. He started to rise in the ranks by making clever deals with European royalty, which included handling difficult or sketchy transactions they didn’t want to be associated with, and he would also sell rare coins at low prices.

The information up to this point gives us an idea of how the Rothschilds rose from poverty, but how did cunningness and ingenuity on the part of this one man become an empire? The answer: his sons.

The Rothschilds and European Royalty

Mayer Amschel’s five sons went on to hold prominent positions in five different European countries.

The book The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait unapologetically draws the link between the Rothschilds and European royalty (each son rose to a high position in their respective countries), and this information isn’t really mentioned in the media or in books these days. Again, you hardly hear or read the Rothschild name these days but their power and influence, which is still very much intact, were known and openly admitted not too long ago.

David Wilcock points out that the Rothschild’s ties to royalty were no secret.

“The Rothschild name is no longer commonly heard in mainstream media – but this wasn’t the case when The Rothschilds was written in 1962. Their deep connections to royalty were openly admitted…”

This snippet from The Rothschilds book from just a few decades ago makes this clear:

5: No modern name breathes a more storied eminence. No non-royal family has held so much power so consistently, so peculiarly…. It would be insufficient to sum up the family as ‘still very wealthy.’ The Rothschild fortunes in England and in France are as ineffable as ever….

6: For generations the people at Buckingham Palace have recognized the kinship: Queen Victoria often dined and slept in Rothschild houses; the Duke of Windsor fled to a Rothschild (an Austrian one) directly after his abdication…

11: The two big [Rothschild] banks in London and Paris (probably the world’s largest private financial institutions)… have not so much as a name plate outside… Though they control scores of industrial, commercial, mining and tourist corporations, not one bears the name Rothschild. Being privately held partnerships, the family houses never need to, and never do, publish a single public balance sheet or any other report of their financial condition.

This is an unsettling level of power and secretive corporate control, and it may explain why the Rothschilds are suspiciously absent from so much of the research on the topic of conspiracy.

As Mayer’s rise to prominence displays, these people aren’t stupid; they know what they’re doing and they’ve worked hard to keep it a secret. No family secretly ruling the world wants their name plastered everywhere; instead, they prefer to maintain secrecy of the highest order so their figureheads can take the fall when the people catch them on something.

It might not be as easy to slip away from accountability for the Rockefellers since their name is a little more public, but the Rothschilds have been careful not to put their name on their corporations and can manage not to be associated with most things. I’m sure most people don’t even know the Rothschild name.

The World’s First Multinational Corporation

David Wilcock writes that in a sense, Mayer’s five sons established the world’s first multinational corporation by ‘distributing themselves’ throughout Europe. I mentioned earlier that his sons held important positions in five European countries, which greatly expanded their power and influence, and this allowed them to build on Amschel Mayer’s success.

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Amschel (Jr.), one of Mayer’s five sons, would go on to be treasurer of the German Confederation. Mayer’s son Salomon achieved an ‘exalted’ station in imperial Vienna that was apparently sought by Prince Landgrave William. Nathan Rothschild rose to an unprecedented level of wealth and power in England by deceiving the masses in a time of war, and James Mayer de Rothschild (aka Jakob) would become an advisor to two French kings as well as the “most powerful banker in the country”.

Carl Mayer founded the Rothschild banking family of Naples. He didn’t achieve quite as much as his other brothers; especially Nathan, who, as I mentioned before, cunningly multiplied his wealth by an insane amount and left others broke.

Nathan Rothschild Won the Battle of Waterloo

To understand how Nathan Rothschild dramatically and deceitfully increased his wealth, you’ll have to know what consols are and how they made him much wealthier than he already was. The word ‘consols’ is shortened from ‘consolidated annuities’, which was the British government’s stock after consolidating its assets in the mid-1700s.

With Napoleon in France fighting battles to conquer Europe, a “seven-nation alliance commanded by the British” was assembled to fight back. The Battle of Waterloo would determine the winner, and if the French won, consols would be dumped. If the British-based alliance won, investing in consols would be crucial.

Despite the fact that the British won, the battle was a bloodbath with 25,000 of Napoleon’s men killed and over 19,000 Anglo-Prussian soldiers killed. Major W. E. Fry could hardly stand the sight of the battlefield and reportedly had to leave or he would vomit. (source)

Nathan gained word of the British victory before official British messengers got the word out to everyone else. He used his prior knowledge to his advantage by dumping consols to make it appear as if the British had lost, which misled others into doing the same. Since he was a powerful and influential man by this point, everyone followed his lead. They naturally assumed the British had lost since such an influential figure was dumping consols, so that’s exactly what they did.

I’ll let The Rothschilds book explain what happened next:

“Consols dived, consols plummeted — until, a split second before it was too late, Nathan suddenly bought a giant parcel for a song. Moments afterwards the great news broke, to send consols soaring.

We cannot guess the number of hopes and savings wiped out by this engineered panic… how many liveried servants, how many Watteaus and Rembrandts… [Rothschild] won that single day.”

An Example of Social Engineering

Nathan profited ridiculously from a panic he was responsible for creating. This would go on to be a common tactic of the ruling elite: get people worked up using war, terrorism or some other scare tactic, make moves that direct the mass-mind the way you want it to be directed, and use the fear and hype in a way ultimately benefits you.

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In Nathan’s move, we may have an early example of social engineering that solely benefits the engineer. He expanded his fortune by over 6,000 times what he already had, by engineering panic and ‘legally’ stealing from the people.

The best way to control people and/or make money is to orchestrate artificial panic among the masses, which is exactly what Nathan did. The events of 9/11 made this clear, and regardless of whether you think it was a false flag, it’s obvious that it was used by the ruling elite as an opportunity to get the public on board with war, increased surveillance and an out-of-control police state. They took a page from Nathan Rothschild’s book, whose move basically secured his reign over the British financial system.

Rothschild Wealth Has Increased

The wealth and power of the Rothschilds has increased since the 1700s.

“Nathan himself believed that with that move he came to control the British money supply, and with it the whole of the British Empire.

“That wealth begets wealth is well known; if less than 2 centuries ago one family essentially owned the British Empire, there is a very real chance that that fortune is now many times larger than it was then…

“What is beyond doubt is that they have controlled the Federal Reserve since its creation (indeed, it was their creation!) and officially the Bank of England since at least the mid-1800s.” [source]

They control much more, and for the most part, people are completely unaware. This seems like the best way to do business, especially if you engage in corrupt activities that are somehow legal.

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Knowledge Is the Key

There’s so much more information out there about the dealings of the Rockefeller and Rothschild families, and I highly recommend researching and learning as much as you can about this topic, or any topic that’ll get you thinking in the right direction.

As Damian Marley said, “knowledge is the key and it will set the people free”. This especially applies to the effort to dismantle the elite’s intricately connected system of banks, corporations and governments — we have to be aware of what we’re up against.

Hopefully, sharing this knowledge will help awaken those who are still unsure about the Rockefellers, Rothschilds, other ‘elite’ families and the global conspiracy in general. The conspiracy is real, and you only need to do some research to realize it.

“For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence–on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day.

“It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.

“Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried, not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, no secret is revealed. It conducts the Cold War, in short, with a war-time discipline no democracy would ever hope or wish to match.” – John F. Kennedy

Wes Annac

About the author:

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Wes Annac: I’m a twenty-something writer & blogger with an interest in spirituality, revolution, music and the transformative creative force known as love. I run Openhearted Rebel, a daily news blog dedicated to igniting a revolution of love by raising social and spiritual awareness.

I also have a personal blog, Wes Annac’s Personal Blog, in which I share writings related to spiritual philosophy, creativity, heart consciousness and revolution (among other topics).

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  • Wodanson

    What is there to say?

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    because it’s a daunting truth; to acknowledge it means you either know, or have done some homework-neither is for the faint-hearted..

    • Wayne Melrose

      Democracy is a modern facade isn’t it Lori ?

  • pharmerdavid

    I’ve been reading about the House of Rothschild for over a decade, and this synopsis seems accurate. I have a theory about Waterloo that I’ve never seen anyone else posit: I think Napolean was allowed to escape deliberately, so the House of Rothschild could have their Waterloo, which is what catapulted them into control of the UK and British Empire. The story about Napolean escaping, and then meeting ‘his’ army who were going to arrest or shoot him, but he presented himself as their “emperor” again and they supposedly cheered…? That just seems contrived to me – a little too convenient, and who benefitted? After allowing Napolean to escape and reform his “Grand Army”, that guaranteed another huge battle. Almost every major country in Europe supplied armies to participate in the battle of Waterloo – most financed by the House of Rothschild. They have financed all sides in every war since then, and control every country’s government directly, or indirectly, and consequently all the police and military forces too. The concept of “police” with an appointed chief (guess who appoints them?) was invented by the House of Rothschild to control the sheeple in London, and then elsewhere in their empire – now every country has police with unelected chiefs beholden to the banksters. The House of Rothschild apparently wrote the “Protocols of Zion”, where its explicitly stated they intentionally create anti-Semitism (hatred for Jews) to manage their “lesser brethren” as essential to their plan. They hide behind Jewish people, and later use them as scapegoats when the SHTF, which has happened dozens of times throughout history, in dozens of countries – it goes back much further than the Protocols of Zion, which just renewed the ancient plan. It didn’t begin with the Rothschild family, and Rothschild is just a name – it’s the bloodline that matters. Amchel Rothschild used to be named Bauer, until he changed his name because of the red shield (hexagram) above the door of his original house on Judenstausse” (Jew street) in Frankfurt’s Jewish ghetto – Rothschild means “red shield” in German. Israel was created to be destroyed after helping to foment WW-III. The real center of power, after the City of London, is Switzerland, and artificial country consisting of Italians, French, and German people. The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is based there – it’s the central bank of the central banks – that’s where international finance operates from. The Nazi party was financed throughout the war through the BIS in Switzerland. Swiss guards are in the Vatican to protect the Pope, who does his banking with the House of Rothschild. The Queen of England has to ask the Lord Mayor of the City of London for permission to enter, and then walk backwards as she enters the City, to demonstrate who is really in charge. She is just symbolic, as is the Pope, but they are both apparently very rich, owning most of the planet, but it really belongs to the House of Rothschild and associated banksters and glonbalists. The bloodlines that control the planet use many different names, but they are all connected, and go back thousands of years. The secret societies today still worship the same idols as the ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, and Sumerians did. Religions are created to fool people into worshipping a false god, which is actually satan or lucifer – I call it the “evil entity”. The god visualized as separate from us, and pictured as a “King-daddy in the sky” (usually bearded) as worshipped by the monotheistic religions is actually the evil entity in disguise (my opinion). The real Creator is in everything and all of us – it’s the “Great Spirit” Native Americans worshipped as being part of nature and all of us – everything. The Force of Creation is Love, while the Force of Evil is Fear. Love is stronger than Fear, and creates a forcefield (measurable) that protects us from psychic attacks. The House of Rothschild and associated globalists are in a panic now, because the world is waking-up faster than they had expected, thanks to websites like this one. The tipping-point is near, then the 100th monkey syndrome will activate, and humanity will be on its way to being free at last. We still have to all do our part, because the future is what we imagine it to be – reality is created by our imaginations working cooperatively together with Love.

  • Johnpd

    Excellent synopsis, thank you, Wes Annac.

    For further info I like The 3.5 hr youtube video: Bill Still Money Masters

    Also William Guy Carr’s book, Pawns in the Game, 1955.

    Article: http://www.pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/07/19/the-history-of-the-house-of-rothschild/

    Scroll down to 1862 & see how Rothschild hated freedom & prosperity in America & wanted all money created as debt to enrich his banksters.

    Now, 97% of money is created as debt, only 3% is notes & coins, & the world is awash with debt & wars, which create debt to further enrich banksters.

    John Doran.

  • gertrude van voorden

    Those who read it are probably already aware of it.

  • marlene

    Send this article to everyone you know. And this: nexusnow.info/forum/showthread.php?10739
    And: http://stg.do/mfuh-obama/world/order
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  • marlene

    The Rothschilds’ net worth is over $700 Trillion and the Bush family sits at their table. They are not earners; they are thieves.

  • JayKay

    Wayne, I also live in South Africa and have researched this topic to great extend.
    Have a look at this.

    • Wayne Melrose

      That is an interesting article Jay and it does say pretty much what I have been thinking. Unfortunately it does not contain any evidence. I suppose in order to gain evidence one would have to infiltrate the hidden business deals of the Oppenheimers and that is not possible for the man on the street like you and I. Also they have unlimited funds and lawyers to sue people who make allegations against them and people like me do not have that.

      My favourite part of that article is this “Take some time to get to know the truth about those who really control South Africa from behind the scenes…. I mean come on, did you really thing that someone as stupid as Jacob Zuma was capable of running the country? Of course not.”

  • Wodanson

    The Oppenheimers are also Jews and members of the global elite.

    • Wayne Melrose

      What makes you say that Wodanson ? They do have massive amounts of money and that does put them in an elite status as far as average citizens of the world are concerned. Also they are Jews but that in itself doesn’t mean a helluva lot unless they have a chip on their shoulder about Jews being persecuted in the past. Circumstantial evidence is not real evidence no matter how interesting it may be. I’m not trying to argue a point with you, I’m just contemplating the whole global elite thing.

      • Wodanson

        I would encourage you to read the book Jewish Supremacism, by Dr David Duke.
        Also the book None Dare Call It Conspiracy, by Gary Allen.
        Both books were researched well and everything was referenced. Allen’s book was published in 1972, so Dr Duke’s book is necessary to get up to date.

  • Suzan Caylen

    Wayne the article mentions that Mayer Amschel became a prominent and wealthy figure first by apprenticing at the Bank of Oppenheimer . Your Oppenheimers are the same Oppenheimers. All of these families and many more unnamed in the article act the Wizard behind the curtain controlling things.

    • Wayne Melrose

      Thanks for your reply Suzan. I appreciate it. Pawns we all are. I refuse to take part in this worldwide game of chess any more. 🙂

  • dennis richardson

    Is deleting my comment going to serve your ego.

    • Hi Dennis, we cannot find a recent comment from you, other than this one.

      Not sure which comment you are referring to.


  • Lisa Kempson

    perhaps they are ruthless business men, very crafty, and lacking compassion. But so are many others in the world. Why not let them be with their misery…and just follow the path of love and light. Why let their negative energy get to you? Now, you too have jumped into their misery. So be it if you choose, but they are no different from any other criminal, and they suffer from it within themselves. The world will be in chaos only as one perceives it as so. When we try to control what is not ours to control, we are a mockery of ourselves. Their reign will not last more than the universe will allow. She is the only one in control…this is merely my opinion which comes from love and light. I don’t expect it will change your mind, but just as you must follow your heart, so must we all. Free will is still in play. with love and light.