Essays Tagged: "Jane Addams"

The Progressive Era

ng pools/handball courts, for the good of the city. A major supporter and leader of this reform was Jane Addams. She created settlement houses in many cities; they were homes for women to stay until t ... houses in many cities; they were homes for women to stay until they were back on their feet again. Jane Addams' actions inspired many other women to become involved. With all that occurred during the ...

(3 pages) 258 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Jane Addams and her impact on society

JANE ADDAMSJane Addams is known for Hull House, located in Chicago, IL. While this isn't her only co ... during her life, this is the one contribution that has probably made the biggest impact on society. Jane became interested in social issues when she went on a trip to England with two college friends. ... hat was used by students from Oxford and Cambridge to teach workingmen. After returning to Chicago, Jane and her friend, Ellen Gates Starr, decided to start looking into the possibilities of starting ...

(4 pages) 251 0 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Jane Addams, a woman who transformed the immigrant learning and rights with the Hull-House reforment movement.

e common good? A woman who lived her life for the generosity of others? If you guessed humanitarian Jane Addams, then you're correct.Born in Cedarville on Sept. 6th, under the giving and caring sign o ... you're correct.Born in Cedarville on Sept. 6th, under the giving and caring sign of Virgo in 1860, Jane knew from when she was small that she had big plans for the world.To prepare herself, she gradu ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Jane Addams' concept of "true womanhood"

The concept of "true womanhood" put forth by Jane Addams and other women suffrages fulfills the promise set forth by the New Women. These ideas o ... eparate sphere, but to allow her sphere to grow outside of the home and into the surrounding world. Jane Addams and the other women suffrages wanted to fight in order to keep their status as a wife, a ... to remove themselves from previous roles such as raising children was never instated.The promise of Jane Addams and other suffrages of the time fought to give women the right to vote in order to allow ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Jane Addams: A Look at her Influence on Americna History

Write an essay on a person who influenced America during the Guilded Age."...Jane Addams combines all the best feminine qualities which will help us to develop peace on earth." ... inine qualities which will help us to develop peace on earth." These words were the ones describing Jane Addams on the day she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Jane Addams was, and still is, ... ght for the rights and better treatment of immigrants and lower class people till the day she died. Jane Addam's life was occupied with helping other people and she will always be considered an inspir ...

(5 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Was Mark Twain accurate when naming the period from 1877 to 1914 the Gilded Age?

order to tackle the problem of struggling young people as well as very poor citizens, according to Jane Addams's "Twenty years at Hull House", it was proposed to build Settlement Houses for "young pe ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Settlement Movement Work cited page at the end of the report.

lement idea.One of the first settlement houses that had been established was in Chicago of 1889, by Jane Addams. Jane Addams bought a house in a poor immigrant neighborhood on the West Side that came ... eighborhood on the West Side that came to be known as the Hull House. In the same year the educator Jane E. Robbins and Jean Fine opened the College Settlement in New York City. Two years later Robert ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jane Addams Twenty Years at Hull-House

Twenty Years at Hull-HouseBy Jane AddamsJane Addams was from a large wealthy family in the small town of Cedarville, Illinois. Sh ... orn in 1860, the fifth surviving child of eight. Her mother and sibling died during childbirth when Jane was two years old. Her father, John Addams, was a Quaker, a prosperous sawmill owner, and a sta ... of Abraham Lincoln. He encouraged education, sending his daughters to boarding school and impressed Jane with the virtues of merit, tolerance and a strong work ethic. These virtues were the foundation ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jane Adams- Female Sociologist

Jane Addams was born on September 6, 1860, in Freeport Illinois. Her father, who was a Quaker, a sen ... use, are considered the foundations of social work (Deegan, 1988). However, for people today to see Jane Addams simply as the mother of Social Work is a great injustice. Addams was a great sociologica ... ago school opened the doors for women today to work in this field.Works CitedDeegan, Mary Jo. 1988. Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction.Le ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Progressive Era

class, women, and even the upper class were behind this radical change for America. Key people like Jane Addams and Gifford Pinchot fueled the fire for the Progressive era changing America forever.The ... verished and immigrants were all in poor situations and needed guidance and assistance. People like Jane Addams helped out here. Bent upon improving the urban environment started out with making priva ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Progressive Movement

nd gender identity made them realize that for the most part, all inequalities had to be eliminated. Jane Addams established that women were the main activists who bettered the human-welfare point of v ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jane Addams

ap between the classes in order to help individuals, who were less fortunate than she. Her name was Jane Addams and this paper will focus on her life-long contributions to help the poor. Jane A ... r Addams picked out her house, Starr and herself renovated and decorated it with great excitement. "Jane Addams had dreamed of serving humanity" (Kittredge 15). She got this opportunity with the openi ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A description of the immigrants struggle to adjust to the American culture in the 19th century.

r immigrants there were people that wanted to help them adjust to American life. One such person is Jane Addams. In opening the Hull House she gave immigrants a place to gather unwind from all the har ...

(4 pages) 26 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Alice Hamilton (1869-1970)

amilton became a member and resident of Hull House, the settlement house founded by social reformer Jane Addams. Living side by side with the poor residents of the community, she became very intereste ...

(2 pages) 1048 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History of Jane Addams

s. Harry was already trained in medicine and did further studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Jane and Alice completed their first year of medical school at the Woman's Medical College of Philad ... ms, a spinal operation and a nervous breakdown, prevented her from completing the degree.Meanwhile, Jane Addams gathered inspiration from what she read. Fascinated by the early Christians and Tolstoy' ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History