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Fire fighters try to put out the 1911 catastrophic fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Building which killed 146 workers as a result of locked doors and missing fire escapes.

This worksheet features a simple chart of 7 famous American muckrakers, their works, subjects, and the effects they had on America. After reading the chart, students complete a set of analysis questions to help demonstrate their understanding of muckrakers and their effects.

Progressive Era Muckrakers Chart and Worksheet

This worksheet features a simple chart of 7 famous American muckrakers, their works, subjects, & the effects they had on America.

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - 3/25/1911

101 years on – The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

On March a quick-spreading fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory killed 146 people as thousands watched. The industrial accident had significant long-term effects in industrial safety reforms and union organizing.

Procession in memory of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York, 1911

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A policeman overlooks charred rubble and corpses of workers after the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. fire in New York March 25, 1911. Horrified onlookers watched 100 years ago as workers leapt to their deaths from the raging fire in the garment factory. The disaster drew attention to inadequate fire regulations and poor working conditions in the city's sweatshops. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Photograph of a Broken Fire Escape after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, 03/25/1911. 146 people (mostly women) died in just 18 minutes due to lack of water to fight the flames, locked doors, and fire truck ladders that were too short to reach the higher floors. In the aftermath, labor laws and workplace safety standards were heavily revamped.

Photograph of a broken fire escape after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire killed 146 workers in 18 minutes in (National Archives)

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