The Jungle     


Biographical Information on Upton Sinclair:
The best biographical information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
Upton Sinclair-- from Social Security Online--Social Security History
Article by Upton Sinclair (while he Democratic Candidate for Governor of California) -- from the Virtual Museum of San Francisco. Be sure to check all of the links that are listed to the left of the article.
Upton Sinclair made his mark as a muckraker. His vision for California now takes the spotlight. -- from the San Francisco Chronicle Newspaper.
Upton Sinclair
-- from Utah State University
UPPIE REDUX?-- from the New Yorker Magazine


The Gilded Age:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
The Gilded Age -- from the Library of Congress
Gilded Age -- from the Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
Websites for the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
-- from San Francisco State University
The Gilded Age 1866-1901 19th Century Industrialization -- from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-- a list of links
WWW-VL: HISTORY: UNITED STATES: THE GILDED AGE, 1876-1900 -- from European University Institute; a list of links.
Learn About the Gilded Age -- from the University of Houston

The Industrial Revolution:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
Industrial Revolution -- from Internet History Sourcebooks Project (list of links by subject)
The Industrial Revolution:
Its affects and consequences -- from Michigan State University
Women and the Early Industrial Revolution in the United States by Thomas Dublin, Professor of History, State University of New York at Binghamton
Rise of Industrial America -- from the Library of Congress

Unions:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
Guided Readings: Industrialization and the Working Class -- list of links from University of Houston
Labor History Sources -- list of links from the University of San Diego
A Short History of American Labor --from University of Wisconsin
Labor Day: From Protest to Picnics by Joshua B. Freeman, Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

Child Labor:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
Child labor -- list of links
Child Labor in the United States by Saverio Giovacchini, American Social History Project
Labor History in the United States -- List of links from the Madison Metropolitan School District
Child Labor in U.S. History from the University of Iowa
Child labor in factories -- from Needham High School

Immigration:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
Immigration to the United States -- from the Library of Congress
American Immigration Home Page -- started as a part of a school project for a 10th grade American History Class
TIMELINE OF IMMIGRATION TO U.S. 1815-1950 -- from Ellis Island. org
Immigration Basics U.S. Immigration History -- from Federation for American Immigration Reform
Immgration Timeline -- from Thinkquest-- other links along the left-hand side of the page

Muckrakers:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
MUCKRAKERS -- from West Irondequoit School District
Muckrakers -- from Placer Union High School
Muckrakers -- from Infoplease

Pure Food and Drug Act:
The best online information is available from the Santa Cruz Public Library using your library card to access their many online databases. Most of the information in the databases has been digitalized from print sources so although you are accessing the information online these sources could be considered print sources. If you need help using these sources please let me know.
Landmark Document in American History Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 (United States Statutes at Large 59th Cong., Sess. I, Chp. 3915, p. 768-772)--from Michigan State University
The Long Struggle For The 1906 Law -- from the FDA/Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
History of the FDA The 1906 Food and Drugs Act and Its Enforcement -- from the FDA/Center for Food Safety & Applied NutritionPerspective: FOOD SAFETY AND SECURITY -- FROM 'THE JUNGLE' TO THE PLAINS -- from Kent State University
Don't Read This Over Dinner By Justin Ewers 8/15/05 -- from U.S. News and World Report

Bibliography Cites
MLA Style
Citation Machine
Citing Sources -- from Oregon School Library Information System
KnightCite -- from Calvin College
MLA Style Guide -- from Capital Community Technical College, Hartford, CT.
Noodle Tools Quick Cite -- from NoodleTools, Inc.
Soquel High School's Citation Guide
Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format -- From Purdue Univ.

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