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    The book that I read for the assignment three is called The Jungle written by Upton Sinclair. The jungle is a Fiction book that is based on the meat packing industry in Chicago in early 20th century. Sinclair Upton was American author, socialist, and a famous reformer of the early twentieth century. After the publication of this book, Upton acquired fame, but he also caused public anger/disgust that ultimately lead to the creation of FDA (Pure Foods and Drugs Act) in 1906 in the United States. During

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    Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle aimed towards the goal of showing the american population how wrongly the immigrant workers were being treated in society during the early twentieth century. However the book was highly acclaimed for its detailed explanation of the meat production industry instead and also the horrible conditions the workers had to work in. This novel was enough to influence President Theodore Roosevelt to pass the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 and change the entire food production

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    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was published in 1906. After reading two-hundred and ninety-four pages, it is evident that humans have been shaping the world over time and the world has been shaping us as well. A lot has changed since the industrial revolution, the time frame in which this novel takes place. Our food industries have improved, money value has risen, and job opportunities have expanded. Throughout The Jungle the reader follows an immigrant family on their journey of hardships and losses

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    From the arrival of Jurgis’ family to an America that was not what they expected, to the loss of all hope in their lives, Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle” shows many instances where the immigrants and workers of the industries are severely exploited. Sinclair traveled to the stockyards in Chicago in order to observe the conditions the workers lived and worked in. What he found was disturbing, disgusting, and something of major importance to the public. Sinclair then decided to write his story about

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    Upton Sinclair Biography

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    Upton Sinclair wasn’t always known as a muckraker. He worked hard to make sure his writing helped people. He wanted to help people in poverty. What started as one article turn into a bestseller book. Although most people believe Lincoln Steffens is the best muckraker, Upton Sinclair is the best because his book, The Jungle, helped save lives. Upton Sinclair was a boy who was exposed to two worlds. Upton was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 26th,1878. He came from a southern family (“Upton

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    Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle in the hope that not only Americans would find themselves reading about the dark sides of the common industrial factories, but also people in other countries as well would see that life for the working class American that had to work in the industrial industry, specifically as seen in Sinclair’s writing the meat packing industry was a dirty, and dangerous job for workers all caused by the hands of companies that didn’t care about their employees. In the American Experience

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    As of 2015, immigrants make up more than 43.3 percent of the United States population. By the early 1900s there were already more than 10 million immigrants living in America. Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle reveals the struggles and hardships of a family that immigrated to the United States from Lithuania during the 1900s. Although many immigrant families came to America in search of a better life, soon most found themselves barely surviving with no job, food, shelter, or money. As is the case of the

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    Upton Sinclair Biography

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    Upton Sinclair Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. was and still is a highly recognized novelist and muckraker; throughout his lengthy and notorious career, he wrote approximately one hundred novels and short stories that jawed about how the world needed remolding. Mr. Sinclair acquired numerous prizes and honors during his time in the spotlight; one in particular was the Pulitzer Prize in 1943 for his 1942 best seller, Dragons Teeth. After nearly seventy-eight years of being an author, Sinclair finished

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    The Jungle was written to demonstrate the evils of the capitalist system in America. In the novel, Upton Sinclair shows the way the capitalist system exploits the working class, gives absolute power to the wealthy few, and forces individuals to act only out of self-interest, regardless of the suffering of others. The Jungle portrays the many injustices

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    was Upton Sinclair and Dave Savini. They both found out the bizarre conditions of meat and food.Without them people would be in danger. Upton Sinclair is one of the most well known muckrakers from the Progressive Era(1890-1920). He was a writer who wrote about 100 books and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943. In 1904 he was sent to Chicago by the socialist newspaper,Appeal to Reason,to expose the meatpacking industry and created it into a novel called The Jungle. According to “Upton Sinclair's

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