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    Jane Addams and The People’s Hull House The genesis of social work is as diverse and heterogeneous as the profession itself. Social workers across time have committed their lives to bettering and improving the quality of the lives of people around them. Today‚ we the people‚ enjoy benefits like unconditional civil rights‚ social security‚ access to affordable health care‚ proper treatment for those with disabilities and most importantly gender equality along with many other services. This is due

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    An American pragmatist and feminist‚ Hull-House founder Jane Addams (1860-1935) came of age in time of increasing tensions and division between segments of the American society‚ a division that was reflected in debates about educational reform. In the midst of this diversity‚ Addams saw the profoundly interdependent nature of all social and political interaction‚ and she aligned her efforts to support‚ emphasize and increase this interdependence. Education was one of the ways she relied on to overcome

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    Elizabeth Biddle‚ Matthew Conlin‚ Caroline Eliassen‚ and Samantha Minio Mr. Burrows Sociology September 13‚ 2012 Jane Addams Jane Addams of Cedarville‚ Illinois‚ is anything except ordinary. She was a member and founder of the Settlement House Movement. Along with her companion Ellen Starr‚ Addams founded the Hull House‚ which is located in Chicago. If that is not enough‚ she was also the first woman from America to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. You may wonder how this woman was able to

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    Jane Addams was an activist who changed and helped society with her persistence and dedication. She was born and raised in Cedarville‚ Illinois and went to Rockford Female Seminary in northern Illinois ("Jane Addams." Encyclopedia of World Biography). She later traveled to Europe‚ and when she was exploring to find what she was going to do for the rest of her life‚ she saw that many people were living miserable lives while she was wealthy because of her father. After she saw what was happening‚ she

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    Jane Addams and Civic Housekeeping: Bringing Women into the Public Sphere HIST 102: Introduction to U.S. History II Professor Stacie Taranto Phillip Gatto December 5‚ 2013 In the early 20th century‚ more and more issues began to face cities of the United States. Specific issues that cities began facing more and more included the rise in poor sanitation and health concerns in local tenement housing. In order for women to gain access to the public sphere

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    Jane Addams Jane Addams was a pioneer‚ American settlement worker‚ a founder of the Hull House in Chicago‚ a public philosopher (the first American woman to be given that title)‚ an author‚ a pacifist and a feminist leader. In September of 1889‚ Ellen Gates Starr and her founded the Hull House in Chicago. She used Hull House to keep families safe and to improve community and societal conditions. Ellen and Jane developed three ethnic principles for social settlements: to teach by example‚ to practice

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    It was a cold night and I lie down in a room with my friend Jane. Her full name is Jane Addams. She had just been on a trip to Europe then Baltimore trying to find herself but I saw that she still wondered what she would do with her life. "So‚ do you have a plan now?" I asked. She cleared her throat. "I am lost‚ Raina. But I’m thinking about taking another trip with Ellen." I nodded my head slowly at her. Ellen was her former college roomate and a really good friend of hers. "Where to?" I decided

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    social worker pioneer Jane Addams whose accomplishments continues even today to provide a platform of discussion of issues both past and present. Jane Addams achievements continue to have a significant impact on the Social work field of practice today. Some of the challenges she wanted to overcome was to mandate legislation on a local‚ state‚ and federal level‚ which allowed all people to receive the assistance they needed regardless of race‚ sex social class or religion. Jane came from a family that

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    JANE ADDAMS Jane Addams is known for Hull House‚ located in Chicago‚ IL. While this isn’t her only contribution to society 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. She was exposed to the poverty that was all around England’s East End. Also‚ while she was in England‚ her and her friends came across Toynbee Hall‚ which was a settlement house

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    Jane Addams‚ The Mother of Social Work For years‚ men and women have shared the same rights that every American citizen can expect to have today. The land of the free prides itself for being associated with the idea of freedom and equality. These rights are often taken for granted and seem superficial until they come under threat. By being an American citizen‚ one would expect that the American government would grant those rights to every legal citizen. However‚ it has only been about ninety six

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