3. The Man with the Muck-rake by Roosevelt

3. The Man with the Muck-rake by Roosevelt - Theodore...

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Theodore Roosevelt, “The Man with the Muck-rake” (1906) Theodore Roosevelt was the 26 th president who many Americans had dubbed as their hero. He had a great concern for the public during the coal strike, gave forceful speeches, had extolling patriotism, and displayed warmth for the people. He was a true Progressive and reformer. His domestic policy program was recognized as the Square Deal and concerned matching the interests of business and labor. Roosevelt abhorred plutocracy in the nation and designed many of his programs to reduce its influence. As a advocate of imperialism, Roosevelt supported the annexation of Puerto Rico and the Philippine Islands. Roosevelt first acknowledges the nation’s growth of power and then he introduces Bunyan’s "Pilgrim's Progress" where there is a man that doesn’t see past the “rake”. Muckraker has been a term coined by Roosevelt, describing a person (usually investigative journalists) who wants to reveal corruption in the government. These people
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