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1906. Upton Sinclair. September 20, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland Attended college at 14 Started writing at 15 Socialist party Between 1901 and 1906 he published 5 novels Won a Pulitzer prize/wrote 90 novels Died 1968 in . Vocabulary.

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1906

1906


Upton sinclair

Upton Sinclair

  • September 20, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Attended college at 14

  • Started writing at 15

  • Socialist party

  • Between 1901 and 1906 he published 5 novels

  • Won a Pulitzer prize/wrote 90 novels

  • Died 1968 in


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

  • Muckraker: journalist who exposed corruption in American society.

  • borax: white, crystal power used for cleaning

  • glycerin: colorless, odorless, syrupy sweet liquid, used to sweeten and preserve food

  • consumption germs: pulmonary tuberculosis

  • hopper: funnel-shaped chamber

  • dung: animal waste, manure

  • rigid economy: strict, not flexible, frugal with money

  • gelatin: almost colorless, tasteless substance (jelly like) made from boiling animal parts, used in jellies and glue


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