The widespread greed and corruption in the Gilded Age led to a reform movements called Progressivism. Writers, called “muckrakers”, wrote about government corruption, crime, disease, slums, and many other things.
Do you think writers can help improve the way people live? What do you think you could change by writing about?
American History 2
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.