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    into the Meatpacking Line”, Deborah Fink detailed the inequalities against women and ethnic groups in the meatpacking plant where she had a first-hand experience as a worker. Furthermore, capitalism played an important role in the inequalities in race, gender, culture, and ethnicity, and it has also legitimized the disparities

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    Upton Sinclair’s childhood and era that he lived in had a significant influence on how he viewed the meatpacking industry and his writing of the Jungle. Sinclair’s novel gave a unique perspective using metaphors, sensory imagery, and naturalism to give readers a sense of what being in the factory was really like to those who have read the book. Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 20, 1878 to a family that was nearly broke. His family did have ties to southern aristocracy

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    Avarice Powered Injustice

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    in the meatpacking industry. In The Jungle, Sinclair describes the various adversities that a workingman went through to survive in the early nineteen hundreds, through the life of a Lithuanian immigrant family living in Chicago. Likewise, Schlosser writes about the current challenges that workers of the meatpacking industry experience and the replaceable way they are treated. Although both Sinclair and Schlosser convey the apathetic usage and exploitation of workers in the meatpacking industry

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    However, that glittering and gleaming American lifestyle is merely a distant ideal for the immigrants living in Packingtown, the meatpacking district of Chicago. Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle portrays life through the eyes of a poor workingman struggling to survive in this cruel, tumultuous environment, where the desire for profit among the capitalist meatpacking bosses and the criminals makes the lives of the working class a nearly unendurable struggle for survival. The novel The Jungle is a

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    Employees Need Labor Unions

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    Horrible working conditions in factories have been around since the industrialization era. Although most conditions have changed for majority of the industries, the meat packing industry has yet to experience these improvements. Fast Food Nation publicizes the problems for the employees inside meat packing plants. The affects of the terrible working conditions that employees are put in due to careless employers are shown in Fast Food Nation, which can be addressed by stronger labor unions. The

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    Rights and responsibilities in the meatpacking industry In the early twentieth century, at the height of the progressive movement, “Muckrakers” had uncovered many scandals and wrong doings in America, but none as big the scandals of Americas meatpacking industry. Rights and responsibilities were blatantly ignored by the industry in an attempt to turn out as much profit as possible. The meat packers did not care if poor working conditions led to sickness and death. They also did not care if the spoiled

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    The Jungle Book Analysis

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    he had expected to have to support his wife and other family members, not enough money was being made and they all had to seek work to make ends meet. Rudkus also ends up becoming aware of the schemes that take place in American politics and the meatpacking industry. In chapter nine, the reader is informed that Jurgis has been attending union meetings on a regular basis and has been attending night school in order to learn English. He is shown doing his best to assimilate to American culture, something

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    of their own personal funding would be gone. This is only a sample of how corrupt our government has become. Laws will continue to be broken, in order to fight for equality, life, and health from these meatpacking industrial workers, and several other dedicated workers. Gabriel Ahmoso a meatpacking employee for Tyson has upheld several courts fighting for the return of his health, family, and his old life. An immigrant from Mexico, who worked in Colorado ten years for Tyson, was forced to go late

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    the jungle

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    packing facilities; Philip Armour, Gustavus Swift, and Nelson Morris. As much as 85 percent of consumer meat in the US came from Chicago's vast packing plants. Behind the companies were around 25,000 employees, making up almost half of the entire US meatpacking work force. Most of the employees were underpaid immigrants who spoke little to no english and made a meager one cent an hour. The highest an employee could aspire to was being a "butcher" who were considered the most skilled workers and made up

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    The stereotype that women in the 1800’s- 1920’s did not have a role in politics and enhancing environmental activism is untrue. Women during this era in American history were undervalued but they were not inexistent. Caroline Bartlett Crane reformed meat inspection in Michigan as a vehicle for female equality. The political reformation for female rights to vote started from Crane’s initial environmental reformation through pubic service. This paper will explore the following topics: Environmental

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