A New Industrial Age. US History – Mr. Munoz. Bridge to the 20 th Century. Industry, Immigration, and Reform. What changed?. 1840’s- production and buying habits. Instead of producing all they needed they specialized in one or two goods and bought the others from other producers.
US History – Mr. Munoz
Sinclair’s book scared the public and forced lawmakers to act. By June 30th they passed the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection act which laid the groundwork for the FDA.