Flashcards in Chapter 18; section 1 Deck (9):
Economic growth to a rise in the number of new goods and services as well as an expansion of the middle class. Growth also widened the gap between the rich and the poor, and industrialization led to unsafe working conditions and crowded cities.
Thiis another national magazine that had been founded in 1893 by the reform-minded Scots-Irish immigrant S. S. McClure.
They "raked up" and exposed the muck, or filth of society.
McClure's publication in October of 1902 of "Tweed Days in St. Louis," by him.
She this article in November of 1902 McClure's ran the first installment of "History of the Standard Oil company"
Ray Stannard Baker
He toured this nation examining the plight of the African Americans. He published in 1908, his book in which he described a lynching in Springfield, Ohio.
In the novels Sister Carrie(1900) and The Financier(1912) in which he depicted workers brutalized by greedy business owners.
In The House of Mirth he wrote about how thee closed-mindedness of lite society leads a good-hearted heroine to social isolation and despair.