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Jane Addams: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
A discussion on Jane Addams' efforts for progressive reform.
# 142520 | 1,250 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Social Work) , Women Studies (Historical Figures) , Education (General)

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The paper relates that Jane Addams is a central figure in the history of public education. The paper discusses how, inspired by reform movements in Europe, as well as by suffering in America's cities, she worked tirelessly for progressive reform in areas such as child labor, housing, immigration, and education. The paper explains that she relied on community action and individual accountability, and helped create momentum for the Progressive Movement of the early twentieth century in America. The paper argues that her ideas still have impact and meaning for us today.

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"In the dual fields of social work and public education, perhaps no person is better recognized than Jane Addams. An American leader in progressive reform for immigrants, children, housing, education, and woman's suffrage, her ideals and accomplishments changed the lives of those around her and created a model for future reformers to follow. This paper will provide a brief biography of Jane Addams, explain the significance of her accomplishments and discuss the impact her ideas and reforms have on our present and future. Her life..."

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