The Parallels Between the Progressive Era and The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

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This 5 page paper discusses the parallels between the fictional world of Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle and the Progressive Era. The writer argues that Sinclair exposed the injustices of this time (the late 19th and early 20th centuries) as few authors dared. In particular, he pointed out the evils of capitalism, one of the sacred cows of American society. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.