Review Of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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The Book “The Jungle” was written by Upton Sinclair, it explained the critical conditions of meat packing plants. It was a fictional story used to open the eyes of the readers that ate the contaminated meat. Readers then became concerned with the sanitation and health troubles that they may be facing and that they will face. They then began to attack Theodore Roosevelt with letters, full of their concerns with the meat they consumed. Due to the public’s reaction to The Jungle Roosevelt then sent a social worker and a labor commissioner to visit the meat packing plants. After the book, The Jungle, was written and printed, Theodore Roosevelt was highly disturbed by what he had read, he then called up Congress to create a law beginning “The Pure

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