JACOB RIIS AND Progressive Reform

JACOB RIIS AND Progressive Reform - JACOB RIIS AND...

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JACOB RIIS AND PROGRESSIVE REFORM Progressive Reform Lincoln Steffens Ida Tarbell Upton Sinclair Theodore Roosevelt Jane Addams Hull House 1889 Riis Subjects: Tenement Sweat shop Health Children Immigrants EXTRA POINTS: Wave of new immigrants coming in faster than buildings could be built. Tenements Sweat shop crowded labor conditions Poor immigrants subject to exploitation by rich landlords. Romantic reformers stressed individual change of heart to change society Progressive reformers such as Riis, and Jane Addams stressed structural change, legislation, and regulation Lincoln Steffens-worked under Riis, worked for McClure’s Magazine, Shame of Cites- 1904, with changing attitudes toward municipal reform. Ida Tarbell-wrote for Mcclure’s, wrote articles against trust-Rockefeller, exposed the open “disregard of business practices by capitalist”-The history of the Standard Oil company- investigative journalism. Upton Sinclair-The Jungle 1906,
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