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most books written by muckrakers were just used to expose the injustices, sure they included ways to reform but they didn't actually believe people would follow that example, like the jungle or Ida tarbells exposure of standard oil, so i would assume their primary function would be to make the public aware of social problems

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Q: Most muckrakers believed their primary function in the progressive attack on social ills was to?
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