Why Did Upton Sinclair Write the Jungle?


Upton Sinclair was an American author who wrote close to 100 books in many different genres. The book The Jungle is what made him popular. He decided to write The Jungle so people can see what the conditions were like in the meat packing plants. Many of them had unsanitary and inhumane conditions. He also wanted to promote Socialism, which he supported. The book was first published in 1906 and it was published in 17 different languages.
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He wrote the book to promote Socialism, an economic system which he supported. However, the book did more to drastically reform the meat-packing industry in the early 20th century.
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Seven weeks.In 1904 Sinclair spent seven weeks in disguise, working undercover in Chicago's meatpacking plants to research his fictional exposé, The Jungle. Upton Sinclair,
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