Jane Addams (1860-1935)

By: Hannah Martin

Jane Addams was born in Cedarville, Illinois on September 6, 1860, and died on May 21, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.Her family was upper class. Jane Addams was very well educated. She was a Social worker and author. Also she was the founder of the Hull-House, and then the U.S. Settlement house movement for immigrants. And she won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

"Action indeed is the sole medium of expression of ethics"

Facts

1. Researched the poor and immigrants in Chicago.

2. Founded the Hull House a Chicago settlement providing assistance to immigrants.

3. Nobel Peace Prize, 1931.

4. Founder and driving force behind Hull-House.

5. Born in a small town in Northern Illinois.

6. She wanted laws to help women and children

7. She fought for laws to help immigrants and blacks.

8. Jane Addams was against war.

9. U.S. Settlement House Movement

10. Born: September 6, 1860 Died: May 21, 1935