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Unformatted text preview: Name: Daniel 1. Whose corruption did the cartoons of Thomas Nast expose? Tweed’s Tammany Hall Ring political machine 2. What was the name of Jacob Riis’ book? How the Other Half Lives 3. What effect did Riis’ book have on society? NYC passed building codes to promote health and safety and Tenement Act of 1901 4. What did Ida B. Wells write about? the lynchings of African Americans 5. Who wrote The Octopus? What was it about? Frank Norris. It is a Fictional book that exposed railroads in California as monopolies taking advantage of people 6. Who did Ida Tarbell write about? African American 7. What effect did Tarbell’s work have on society? Standard Oil was declared a monopoly and broken up 8. What was The Jungle about? Investigated and exposed horrid conditions at meatpacking plant 9. What do you think the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act do? Monitor what can and cannot be put in the food we eat. Says how much something can be added 10. What issues are reporters presently working to expose and reform? Actual Government ...
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