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  • Employers In Packing Town
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    The Jungle Upton Sinclair's most famous novel, The Jungle, not only symbolized an era where dirt and filth ran rampant in meat packing industry, but it also exposed people to the natural human desire of greed, power, and corruptions. This newly gained knowledge resulted in a socialist transformation. The novel follows the lives a large Lithuanian family living during the early 1900's that immigrates to the United States in the pursuit of freedom and happiness. The family of eleven took what litt...
  • Jungle 1878 1968 Upton Sinclair
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    Upton Sinclair, Jr. & His Novel: The Jungle 1878-1968 Upton Sinclair, the man who grasped America by the stomach. His famous novel The Jungle showed how the Progressive Era was a time where the meat packaging wasn't exactly the cleanest in Chicago. This is where the problem was brought up by Upton. In our essay we plan to discuss how The Jungle has gotten its fame, before and after events all leading up to a conclusion of a bill, this law enforce stronger rules to inspect meat and to put all of ...
  • Novel The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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    Joe Foster Dr. Anderson 3/06/00 History 104 11: 00-12: 15 The Jungle: by Upton Sinclair- A cultural revolution ignited In the late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century the country was experiencing a boom time in the economy, but it came at the expense of the average poor immigrant. As long as business men were making a buck they didnt care or who what they exploited in order to do so. Also, there were no limitations on what any industry can and can not do. The United States Government ...
  • Jurgis Leaves Chicago For A Time
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    ESSAY CATEGORY: History Sinclair Purpose in Writing The Jungle Grade: 93 Language: english System: Chippenham County, Virginia Country: USA Authors Comments: Boring book - teacher loved the essay Teachers Comments: excellent interpretation April 16, 1995 HIS 201 4/16/1995 Sinclair's Purpose in Writing The Jungle Upton Sinclair wrote this book for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, he tries to awaken the reader to the terrible living conditions of immigrants in the cities around the turn of...
  • Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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    Long and tedious, with the purpose of showing the unsanitary conditions of the Chicago meat industry, The Jungle is a book that was written by Upton Sinclair. After his manuscript was completed in 1905, it appeared serially in Appeal to Reason, a widely circulated socialist periodical. This initial publication caused much controversy and immediate reaction. Much difficulty was encountered, however, when he tried to get it published in book form. None of the publishers wanted it published complet...
  • Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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    There are a million people, men and women and children, who share the curse of the wage-slave; who toil every hour they can stand and see, for just enough to keep them alive; who are condemned till the end of their days to monotony and weariness, to hunger and misery, to heat and cold, dirt and disease, to ignorance and drunkenness and vice! And then turn them over to me, and gaze upon the other side of the picture. There are a thousand-ten thousand, maybe-who are master of these slaves, who own...

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