He exposed corruption of the government in a book he wrote and businesses helped him build support for a reform
her most famous work was The History of the Standard Oil Company, and showed the illegal means used by Rockefeller to monopolize the oil industry.
David Graham Phillips
He was a famous Muckraker. He wrote "the Treason of the Senate" in which he wrote of corruption in the Senate. he showed a link between a big buisness and US Senators. His writing will end up leading to the 17th amendment.
He is noted for his research and book "the Bitter Cry of Children" about child labor issues and will help bring about child labor laws. He organized the American Alliance ofLabor and Democracy.
Ray Stannard Baker
a muckaker. He wrote Following the COlor Line. He was the first to write about discrimination and segregation with American society. He will be respinsible to bring the issues out.
a muckraker who wrote The Jungle, which exposed the horriffic working conditions and unsanitary manufacturing in meatpacking industry. From his book a huge federal probe happened and the Meat Inspection Act of 1906 was passed.
he is noted for his investigating the railroad practices withwestern farmers, and investigated the uneven railroad rates put on to the farmers.
helped establish the Women's Christian Temperance Union, where she spoke about the badness of drinking. she is noted for the leader of temperance movement which will soonlead to the 18th amendment.
Robert M. La Follette
he came up with a reform plan called the "Wisconsin Idea" he was one of the people who will bring about reform at the state level--- 1st regulation of railroads in WI and 2nd voting reforms
Charles Evans Hughes
He investigated the insurance practices in the state of NY and created a Public Service Commission. He helped bring about legislation to regulate the insurance industry in NY
He wrote about reforms and he worked with other New York reformers to get better living conditions for the thousands of people. He wrote How the Other Half Lives, and was a famous work which showed how much the reforms were needed and this is what made him famous. He was a photographer whotook photos to help document the poor and this made him an important figure.
passed a series of progressive measures including the women's suffrage, restriction on child labor and workme's compensation. he also established a Railroad Commission to control the power of the Southern Pacific Railroas. He is repsonsible on getting reform on the state level (Cali), and stuff about referendum and recall
Became a leading voice in the labor, suffrage and children's and civil rights movements. She wasthe 1st Executive Secretary of National Consumers League, where she fought for a shorter work day.
she was a part of the Children's Bureau in 1912. She was active in trying to get child labor laws passed, she was involved in investigating legislation involving child labor
Susan B. Anthony
president of the National Woman Suffrage Association. She dedicated her life to the case, the women suffrage movement. Throught her accomplishments she paved way for the 19th amenedment (women right to vote)