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    While visiting London as a young woman, just after graduating from college, Addams views the wretched poverty that afflicted many of the city's poor. She was filled with a sense of futility and...

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    Given how Addams's work delves into the complex nature of poverty, it is difficult to suggest that she finds only one element at its root. I think that she explores the intricate nature of poverty...

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    That's a good question, and it really depends on your perspective! On the whole, Jane Addams is celebrated as a social reformer who fought for the rights of the poor and the marginalized with...

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    I think that one way in which Addams's choices and opinions fit into prevailing middle class attitudes was in how she believed that everyone could find a realm of community within Hull- House....

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    It might be slightly unfair to place so much at the feet of Jane Addams. To ask one human being to solve social issues like poverty and economic unfairness is a bit much. With this in mind, I...

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    The "devil baby of Hull House" was a myth that grew up in association with Hull House, the settlement house founded by Jane Addams in inner-city Chicago. According to the myth, which originated in...

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    I think that Jane Addams would define social justice as a realm in which government and society have to look out for all members of society. Addams sees social justice as something in which the...

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    In the United States, between the years 1860-1910, the number of people living in cities skyrocketed from about 6 million to 42 million! As cities grew along with industrialization, so did poverty...

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    In this book, Jane Addams was trying to get her readers to understand the social and economic problems faced by the poor in Chicago (and, by extension, in the rest of the country). Jane Addams was...

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    Jane Addams writes about her encounter with anarchists in the chapter "Echoes of the Russian Revolution" of her autobiography Twenty Years at Hull House. Although as a turn-of-the-century...

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