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  • How Did Jane Adddam Changed The World

    model. The factors that contributed to how she became such an important woman in history include her early life, the Hull House, and her winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Jane Addams was born in the sleepy town of Cedarville Illinois. The was the Eighth of the nine children in her family. Bonnie Carman Harvey writes in the book Jane Addams Nobel Prize Winner and Founder of the Hull House “Jane’s happy childhood influenced her entire life” (13). This quote from Harvey shows how her bringing up affected the way she did things later in life. Jane's father was also an interesting person as he fought as a officer in the civil war and was a State Senator of Illinois for 16 years, was also said to be a close friend of Abraham Lincoln and was also involved in the underground railroad helping slaves (17). Jane's mother died at the age of 2 during…

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  • How Did Jane Addams Change America

    to change a large number of lives without having a company or charity behind her supplying her with money. This is why Jane Addams’ achievements, specifically the opening of the Hull House, in the Progressive Era, demonstrated that one does not need to have a wide-spread well-funded…

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  • Essay On The Progressive Movement

    educated and were often employed during this time, improving their life chances and offering them more social status to make these declarations. Most women were part of volunteer organizations such as knitting clubs, church groups, or a book club. These events gave the women a place to announce their ideas and beliefs; as well as allowing them a place to organize. One of the most important female figures during progressivism was Jane Addams, the founder of the Hull House in Chicago’s 19th…

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  • Jane Addams Role In Social Reform

    political advocacy and by providing practical opportunities. She wanted to help immigrants with education and to have a better life in the city. She believed that women should make their voices heard in legislation and should have the right to vote. Addams studied the effects of the Industrial Revolution on the poor and the immigrants, and the misunderstood role of women in society. She saw things in Chicago to reform. Poor people were living in crowded neighborhoods. The houses were small and…

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  • Jane Addam's Influence On American Women

    discrimination, daunting poverty, and nativist legislation” these attitude led to terrible conditions for the working poor and consolidated their numbers into very poor district in major cities (TWE 375). In Chicago, where the Hull House was located, four out of every five people were foreign born. The turn of the century found a great improvement in the roles women were able to play in the public sector. Many American women were living more active, public, individual and expressive lives than…

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  • Jane Addams Contributions

    State senator” (Daniels 2016). As an Illinois State senator, Jane Addams father was a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln. “Jane would learn from her father about honesty, humility, and a concern for those less fortunate” (Deegan 1988). Jane Addams contribution were co-founding the hull house, helping with the movement of women, and improving working conditions. “She is remembered more for the establishment of the hull house settlements” (Daniels 2016). Addams contribution was also co-founding…

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  • Laura Jane Addams: The American Dream

    WILPF works to acquire peace and full rights for women, to end all forms of violence, racial and economic justice, to establish those political, social and psychological conditions which will ensure peace freedom and justice. On April 1915, a group of women met in an international Congress in the Hague Netherlands to protest against WWI (Fradin 130). Jane strongly believed in the idea that everyone deserves to have a voice in society. Jane was a trustworthy speaker when she spoke people…

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  • How Did Jane Addams Improved Our Lives

    Not a lot of women in United States history are talked about, but Jane Addams should definitely be one of them since she improved the lives of so many. She was a progressive reformer and an advocate for the settlement house movement. The settlement house movement was made to improve conditions for immigrants and other residents. Jane was a middle class American activist/reformer and leader in women's suffrage who improved the lives of many poor individuals. Although this was not the first…

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  • How Did Jane Addams Contribute To Social Reform

    Born in Cedarville, Illinois, on September 6, 1860 Addams founded the world famous social settlement “Hull House”. She then lived and worked from the home in 1889 until her death in 1935. Adams was an encouraging women famous for writings, settlement work and international efforts for world peace. She became the first woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 fours before her death. Addams father was a legit man most likely influenced by his daughter and was Illinois state senator and friend of…

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  • Jane Addam's Hull House

    In 1889, the most influential settlement house was Jane Addams’s Hull House residing in Chicago. With the assistance of the Hull House, immigrant women were able to take residence as they were away from their families. Addams’s established the Hull House as a way to bring together its impoverished residents from their class and ethnicity and teach them American values and its culture lead them into the American society. The hull house was also a day nursery for children whose mothers were…

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