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Muckrakers

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Jaclyn Rackerby

on 10 December 2013

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Transcript of Muckrakers

bacon rules
BACON

BACON

The Muckrakers
Muckrakers exposed the faults in society
Bacon
Bacon
Bacon
Urban Blight
Bacon

Bacon
Bacon
Immigration
Immigrants came to the United States for the same reasons the English did
Push-pull theory
1950-1900s time of industrialization
a lot of imagination
over population
bad housing
a lot of sick

"How the Other Half Lives"
By Jacob Riis
Books and pictures that reveal poverty
Symbolizes the goal of the muckrakers
The Jungle
Theodore Roosevelt
Expressed thoughts mainly through print
Poverty
Trust Busting
Upton Sinclair
September 20, 1878
Baltimore
Over 90 books
Most famous/influential
Ida Tarbell
The Jungle
Influenced Theodore Roosevelt
Pure Food and Drug Act
Women Muckraker
Standard Oil. Co
Rockefeller
Socialist/muckraker due to impoverished beginnings
"Production for use" socialism, conflicted
1943 Pulitzer prize
Other influential/historical books
Died November 25, 1968
Paris
Freelance writer
McClure's Magazine
Investigative journals
Allegheny College
Supported herself
The Chautauquan, a monthly magazine
Robber Barons
unfair work hours
unsafe working place
bad wages
poor people life
rich life
Sanitary issues
Tenements
Public needed to address issue
Women more educated
Progressive Era
The Muckrakers,
Urban Blight,
and the
Impact of Immigration
By:
Sarah Sheridan
Lorena Perez
Jaclyn Rackerby
David Zohar
Jaelen Brown
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