Jane Addams

Kassie Lara

Who was Jane Addams?

She was a co-founder of the Hull House and she helped immigrants. She was an American Social worker, feminist, and an internationalist. Spoke out for what she believed.

The Impact Jane Left Behind


Her personal accomplishments are staggering and are recounted in a number of contemporary biographies. Addams helped to found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. In 1931, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jane Addams

Jane Addams was born September 6, 1860, and died on May 21, 1935. She was the eighth child out of nine. She went to Rockford University. Soon after, she got her bachelors degree from Rockford College for Women. She studied medical but realized she wanted to read and write. She has wrote so many books. She was a big impact on women's peace and freedom. She had a great desire to help those in need. For her own aspiration to rid the world of war, Jane created opportunities or seized those offered to her to advance the cause.