HST - The Progressive Impulse 1890-1920 Muckraking Journalists Reform Jacob Riis How the Other Half Lives 1889"Five Cents a Spot.wanted middle

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The Progressive Impulse, 1890-1920: 9/14/07 Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives , 1889 – “Five Cents a Spot”…wanted middle class Americans and government officials to become concerned about how crowded it was in the Lower East Side Upton Sinclair, The Jungle , 1906 – Investigated working conditions in the meat packing industry…25,000 copies sold in one week…dedicated to the workers… Meat Inspection Act & Food and Drug Administration, 1906 - Government Investigation of Businesses Lewis Hine, National Child Labor Committee, 1904 - New York State Factory Investigation, 1913 – found a range of abuses…defected with respect to safety/no fire escapes/fire risks/locked doors Lochner v. New York , 1905 – overturned the law of how many hours people could work…men didn’t need the law/could make contracts themselves. Muller v. Oregon
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Gisolfi during the Fall '07 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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