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Jan 9, 2014 R.A.W . How was Riis’ book different from the other Muckrakers?. AIM : How did Upton Sinclair change the way we eat?. I. The Jungle. Written by Upton Sinclair in 1906. Meant to show Americans how immigrants were treated in Chicago meat packing factories.

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Jan 9, 2014 R.A.W. How was Riis’ book different from the other Muckrakers?

AIM:How did Upton Sinclair change the way we eat?


I the jungle
I. The Jungle

  • Written by Upton Sinclair in 1906.

  • Meant to show Americans how immigrants were treated in Chicago meat packing factories.

  • People will be outraged over the food.


Ii reform
II. Reform

  • The Meat Inspection Act.(1906)

  • Sets up system of random food inspection.

  • Pure Food and Drug Act.(1906)

  • Sets up FDA, Food and Drug Administration.



I aimed for America’s heart and I hit them in the stomach

--U. Sinclair


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