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Objective: To examine the impact of muckrakers on U.S. society.
Key Terms and People:
"The Jungle" by, Upton Sinclair
Boss (William) Tweed
"How the Other Half Lives" by, Jacob Riis
Standard Oil Trust
Video - Excerpt from Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" (3:31)
Video - William "Boss" Tweed and Thomas Nast (3:54)
Common Core Learning Standards:
Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies - 1,2,4,6,7,8,9,10