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by Upton Sinclair

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What did Upton Sinclair's The Jungle reveal about the meatpacking industry, and what was the federal government's response?  

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Strictly speaking, The Jungle did not reveal anything because it was a fictional account of the industry.  It was not investigatory journalism.  However, what the novel did do was to make people aware of real problems in the industry.  Most specifically, it made...

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