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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 JANE ADDAMS 1935 "Jane Addams." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2015."Jane Addams Biography." A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2015. Addams was one childof nine. Her mother died when shewas two yearsold. Jane Addams sufferedfrom health problemsher whole life. Addams saw governmentcorruption andbusiness practices that harmed workersas a child. She was deeply affected by the workers suffering. In 1881, Addams graduated fromRockford Female Seminary in Illinois, then traveled. While on a Europeantrip, she saw all thework being doneto help the poor in London. This helped her beginher life's work seeking socialjustice. Mac | Early Adopter | Gadgets Jane Addams is the best known of the early women social reformers in the United States Addams co-founded the Hull Housein Chicago's slums.As a result of her work on social reformshe was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Born Died Sources Family Childhood London Why Addamsis a Sociologist She focused on the problems caused by the imbalanceof power in the classes. Addams invited sociologists from the Universityof Chicago to Hull House to see the effects of industrializationon the lower class.She was also active in womensuffrage and peace movements. Achievements Addams was born in1860 to a wealthy family. Her father had many importantfriends, includingAbraham Lincoln.
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