Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers

Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
Progressive Era: Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers
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Joseph Pulitzer. Yellow Journalism. William Randolph Hearst.

Lesson 2 of The Progressive Era (1877-1920): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Yellow Journalism and Muckrakers

This engaging and visually appealing 33-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.

Key words include:

Joseph Pulitzer

William Randolph Hearst

Sensationalism

The Yellow Kid

Tabloid journalism

Muckrakers

Exposé

Lincoln Steffens

Ida Tarbell

Upton Sinclair

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson is a PowerPoint document. The TEXT in this PowerPoint document can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):

How did muckrakers bring about reform?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:

- Characteristics of yellow journalism

- The roles Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst played in journalism

- How did yellow journalism get its name, examining the Yellow Kid cartoon

- The power the yellow press had on politics and government

- The Pulitzer Prize and Joseph Pulitzer’s legacy

- Yellow journalism today: tabloids

- How reformers used the newspaper to get their word out

- Lincoln Steffens and his role uncovering corrupt machine politics in New York

- Ida Tarbell and her role in exposing the unfair practices of the Standard Oil Company

- Upton Sinclair and his role in exposing unhealthy meat practices

This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: The Progressive Era (1877-1920). This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three+ graphic organizer notebook pages – answer key included!

Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:


Lesson 1: Political Machines and the Spoils System

Lesson 2: Yellow Journalism & Muckrakers

Lesson 3: Womens Suffrage

Lesson 4: Prohibition

Lesson 5: Progressive Presidents

UNIT: Progressive Era 1877-1920

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4-page graphic organizer and 33-slide PowerPoint presentation
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