How Did Upton Sinclair Change Society

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Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878-November 25, 1968) Upton Sinclair changed the society in many ways. He wrote over 90 books focusing on the social injustices in the society. His most famous work is “The Jungle”(1906) which led to the passage of the Meat Inspection Act/Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. He also believed that socialism is the major solution to America's problems. The Jungle exposed the unsanitary conditions in packing plants, the infinitesimal money earned by the working class under capitalism, corruption in American business and government, and the unpleasant condition the common people lived in in. Apparently President Roosevelt read the book, he sent investigators to confirm Sinclair's book. He then passed the 1906
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