Jane Addams

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Jane Addams


She created the Hull-House in Chicago that helped poor imagrnts learn the American customs. This allowed many to stay away form sickness and poverty.This would also influence many other progessrs to help out in Jane Addams copertion.

She also led many other campains. She joined theChicago manicipal suffrage campain in 1917 she served as first vice president of the national American women suffrage assosition. She also did many speeches agianst war. Her firts speech was in 1906 and by 1915 she was chairperson of two peace organizations.

In 1926 she sufferd a heart attack and was never fully heatlthy after suffering an attack. She died on May 21, 1935 a heart related ailements for cancer.


Addams created The Hull-House in June 12, 1974. This was a house, in Chicago, that toke in poor imagrants. The house would help immagrants learn middle class customs for Americans. Such activities they did to accive this is that they held Knidergarden classes, cooking classes, club mettings, and art and english classes.



Jane Addams was born in Cedarville, Illinois at September 6, 1860.

Lasting Impact

Jane Addams grew up in a high class house. Her father was a state senetor for 16 years. She graduated from Rockfard Female Seminary. She had no life dirction. At the age of 27 Addams visited the famed Toynbee Hall in London, England, a special facility established to help the poor. From there she realized that she wanted to devot her life to helping the poor.

For her helping at he poor and making the Hull-house she becmae well known. She changed many peoples minds about the conditions of citys and their people. She then went on to win the Noble prize in 1931.


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"The good we secure for ousselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incopertated into our comman life."" Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpected that might have saved the world."


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