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Title: Muckraker Journalism


1
Muckraker Journalism
  • Write a newspaper article (about 2 paragraphs) as
    a muckraker journalist exposing the horrible
    conditions of one of the following areas
  • Immigration
  • Child labor
  • Unemployment
  • Housing
  • Meat industry
  • Talk about the horrible conditions, tell stories
    about whats going on, remember you can
    exaggerate yellow journalism

2
THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
3
PROGRESSIVE GOALS
  • Goals political, social, moral and economic
  • Wanted to improve conditions in the United States
  • Govt. should be more accountable to its citizens
  • Govt. should curb the power and influence of
    wealthy interests
  • Govt. should be given more power to become more
    active in improving citizens lives
  • Govt. should be more efficient and less corrupt

4
OUTCOMES
  • Roosevelts domestic reforms sought to improve
    the nation to please the Progressives and the
    Muckrakers
  • Conditions improved around the United States
  • Child labor decreased
  • Women given more rights
  • Working conditions improved, etc.
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