Jane Addams And Feminism

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According to The Editors of Encyclopedia, Jane Addams was an American Social reformer and pacifist (Encyclopedia, 2017). She was brave. She took a stand for what she felt was right. She stood for social justice, education, equality and more. Jane Addams was also a cowinner of the Nobel Prize of Peace in 1931. “Jane Addams was the one of the most distinguished college-educated women of the first generation” (Jane Addams, 2010). She also won worldwide recognition in the first third of the twentieth century as a pioneer social worker, as a feminist and also as an internationalist. Jane Addams was known within the community for her service and loyalty to the community. She was also known as a pioneer social worker, as a feminist, and even as an …show more content…
In the year of 1905, she was directed to Chicago’s Board of Education and made chair of the School Management Committee. In 1908, she joined the creation of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy (Nobel Lectures, 2017). In the year of 1906, she gave a course of many lectures at The University of Wisconsin summer sessions. Her speaks were so powerful and had such a great impact; he speaks were published into a book called “Newer Ideas of Peace”(Jane Addams, 2010). Jane Addams and other of the Hull House sponsored legislation to abolish child labor, establish juvenile courts, limit the house of the working women recognize labor unions and more (Jane Addams, 2010). She worked with other reform groups to reach many goals such as the first juvenile court law, tenement-house regulation, an eight hour working day or women, factory inspection and women compensation (Encyclopedia, 2017). “She strove in addition for justice for immigrants and blacks, advocated research aimed at determining the cause of poverty and crime and supported woman suffrage” (Encyclopedia, 2017). In the year of 1910, Jane Addams became the first woman president of the National Conference of Social Work. In 1911, she proudly took upon the role of being Vice President of the National American …show more content…
Jane Addams worked beside Theodore Roosevelt in the Progressive Party. She also worked with the Peace Party, helped them and served as president of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Addams was also a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (Lewis, 2017). Jane Addams received the Nobel Peace Prize along with Nicholas Murray Butler for her active work within the community for many years. “For Addams, the most important reward of work was not it’s material compensation but the creation for a stronger sense itself” (Winkelman,

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