Progressive Reformers

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Progressive Reformers Theodore Roosevelt Upton Sinclair Lincoln Steffens Ida Tarbell
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Lincoln Steffens 1866-1936 Began his journalistic career under the mentorship of Jacob Riis Working for McClure’s Magazine , exposed corruption in government Shame of the Cities published in 1904, credited with changing attitudes toward municipal reform
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Ida Tarbell 1857-1944 Also wrote for McClure’s Magazine Wrote a series of articles criticizing John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Company Exposed "the open disregard of decent ethical business practices by capitalists“ The History of the Standard Oil Company hailed as a landmark of investigative journalism
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Upton Sinclair 1878-1968 The Jungle 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act 1906 "I aimed at the public’s heart and by accident hit its stomach." Socialist Ran for governor of California 1934
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Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919 1889 Civil Service Commission 1895 Police Commissioner New York
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