The Muckrakers: Ida Tarbell Takes on Big Business

The Muckrakers: Ida Tarbell Takes on Big Business

by Valerie Bodden

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The Muckrakers discusses how in the early 1900s, Ida Tarbell and other investigative journalists brought about change by exposing the illegal tactics and unethical practices of corporations. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624023125
Publisher: ABDO
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Hidden Heroes Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Seed of Conflict 4

Chapter 2 Keeping the People Informed 12

Chapter 3 A Magazine for Everyone 24

Chapter 4 The Standard Oil Company 36

Chapter 5 Dawn of the Muckrakers 48

Chapter 6 The Progressive Era 60

Chapter 7 End of the Muckrakers 70

Chapter 8 Resurgence 78

Chapter 9 Legacy of Truth 86

Timeline 98

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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