Essays Tagged: "Ida Tarbell"

Gates vs. Rockefeller (an epic duel between two huge business moguls)

d some of the US laws. The trust led to the Sherman Anti-trust laws, which made monopolies illegal. Ida Tarbell was one of Rockefeller's biggest critics, she gad a grudge against him because she felt ...

(4 pages) 108 1 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Progressive Era and Gilded Age

irt or muck of the monopolies and the harsh practices of trusts, such muckrakers as Upton Sinclair, Ida Tarbell, and Lincoln Steffens. Presidential leadership was first put into practice by Teddy Roos ... . He broke up over 60 trusts with the Sherman Act, believing that small business should not be intimidated by big business. Although Taft was not considered as strong a President as Teddy, because of ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

War and Empire.

gazine to voice their ideas and beliefs for reform. Well known muckrakers were Lincoln Steffens and Ida Tarbell. Lincoln Steffens exposed corruption in government and city politics.In Wisconsin, refor ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ida Tarbell and her contributions to yellow journalism.

Ida Tarbell helped to revolutionize the field of journalism by pioneering what is known today as inv ... e as the watchdogs and consciences of our political, economic, and social lives. Almost ironically, Ida Tarbell herself was not an activist for women's issues or women's rights. However, she emerged a ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


xpose the abuses of business and the corruption in politics. Two of the most famous muckrakers were Ida Tarbell and Upton Sinclair on the 20th century. Michael Moore is also a muckraker who has helped ... al question is whether it really made a difference on an American society after watching that movie.Ida Tarbell, Journalist who was born on November 5, 1857. She was originally from Pennsylvania; she ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Progressive Movement

e connections between corrupt politicians and urban businessmen. Another established journalist was Ida Tarbell. Tarbell had grown up in western Pennsylvania, close to the first oil well in the United ... workers began to revolt on their own, they began to take unauthorized breaks and stayed home on holidays. Many of the workers stated that "We don't want to work as fast as we are able to, we want to ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lincoln Steffens

oss the nation. Included in this article were voter fraud and bribery such that would make the "Florida Crisis" in the 2000 Presidential election appear as no more that a mere case of teenagers ... ually done at this time by the people. The popularity of McClure's magazine, after other exposes by Ida M. Tarbell, David Phillips, and others, gained an enormous amount of popularity.Changes in gover ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Muckraking newspapers and maga

writers who had considerable influence due to their investigative journalism were Lincoln Steffens, Ida M. Tarbell, and Ray Stannard Baker. These three writers did what many consider the most influent ... is in return helped to fuel the political reforms that started to be implemented in the early 1900s.Ida M. Tarbell was another journalist working for McClure?s at the same time a Steffens. There was a ...

(8 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Did the progressive era go far enough? It hard to

ogressive era were the Muckrakers. Muckrakers were journalists in the 1900?s. Some of them include, Ida Tarbell she reveled the standard oil scandal that Rockefeller?s oil company was ?swallowing up? ...

(1 pages) 1706 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather

uthor (Downs 54). From 1906-1912 Cather was the managing editor of McClure's Magazine. According to Ida Tarbell, Cather didn't like the magazine's "'muckraking' and crusading methods" and eventually q ...

(5 pages) 8944 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

John D. Rockefeller

print a series of attacks upon corruption in industry and politics. To their authors -- among whom Ida M. Tarbell was one of the first, and indeed one of the most painstaking and responsible -- Roose ... ons, as the last four selections illustrate. All of these represent a single controversy over the alidation of certain facts about Rockefeller and Standard Oil, and over the proper evaluation to be ma ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science