Similarities Between Jane Addams And The Hull House

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1a. Jane Addams and the Hull House- She was an american activist and reformer. The Hull house was founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. The Hull House served as a place where the working class immigrants could use as shelter and for social purposes. In Devil in the White City, when problems occurred about America's lower and middle class, the Hull House was used as a place to speak and issue these problems.

B. Frederick Law Olmstead- He was an american landscape architect, born in 1822. He was known around the world as the father of American landscape architecture. Olmstead designed many well known urban parks. He designed Central Park, Elm Park,Golden Gate Park, and Prospect Park. Olmstead protested many conservationist
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Pinkerton National Detective Agency- This was the biggest law enforcement group in the world, created by Allan Pinkerton in 1850. Businesses hired the Pinkerton Agency to infiltrate unions, supply guards, keep strikers and suspected unionists out of factories, and recruit groups of criminals to intimidate workers. The state of Ohio was so scared of the Pinkerton Agency that it ended up banning the organization. In the Devil in the White City, the Pinkerton Agency infiltrated union plans and stopped strikers. They also tried to find the evidence of Dr. Holmes’s crimes.

F. Samuel Gompers and the A.F.L.- He was an english labor union leader who was born in 1850. He was the president of the American Federation of Labor. The AFL was a national federation of labor unions in the United States. It supported the idea of shorter hours and higher wages. In the Devil in the White City, Samuel Gompers advocates for a change between the workers and their bosses. He wants to fix and get rid of the harsh conditions that the workers are working in. He really fights for getting paid more and working less due to how difficult the work
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Government. The strike and boycott shut down much of the nation's freight and passenger traffic near Michigan. The conflict began in Pullman, chicago, on May 11 when nearly 4,000 factory employees of the Pullman Company began a wildcat strike in response to recent reductions in wages. In Devil in the White City, there was a strike that broke out around the country on the railroads because George Pullman cut jobs and wages. This caused a lot of traffic. Some of the people didn’t even get to Chicago because they turned around rather than waiting in it. The people that did wait, it took them a very long time to get there. It was a complete

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