Upton Sinclair

Samantha Kasler B1

• Author of "The Jungle"

• Exposed conditions of U.S. meat packing industries

The Jungle

Upton Sinclair wrote this book to expose the horrible conditions of the meat packing industries. As a result of the book the pure food and drug act was passed in 1906.

Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair was born on September 20, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland. He died November 25, 1968.