Muckrackers: Journalist who uncover corruption and problems often hidden from society.
Did you hear about the speech Roosevelt plans to give about muckrackers.
Being a muckracker myself i plan to go see what he has to say.
I would like to thank Jacob Riis and Upton Sinclair for bringing current issues to my attention that I didn't know was a problem. Jacob Riis for writing about How the Other Half Lives where it tells us how the poor people of New York live. Upton Sinclair for The Jungle and how our food produces are being processed.
I can't believe my mother died in that fire
Calm down, theres nothing we can do now but mourn for her lose
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire was terrible. 146 people were killed because they couldn't get out.
That's just terrible they need to do something about this so it never happens again.
Conservationist: A person responsible for the repair and preservation of works of art, buildings, or other things of cultural or environmental interest.
Did you read that book by Upton Sinclair, The Jungle? It's in the horrible conditions about our food factories.
Yes, I think we should call for federal supervision of the nations reaources so this doesn't happen again.
Inland Waterways Commission of 1907
To study the relation of rivers, soil, forest, water power development, and water transportation.
National Conservation Commission Of 1909
Charged with drawing up long range plans for preserving national resources.