Jane Addams

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was a pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. In an era when presidents such as Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson identified themselves as reformers and social activists, Addams was one of the most prominent reformers of the Progressive Era. She helped turn America to issues of concern to mothers, such as the needs of children, local public health, and world peace. She said that if women were to be responsible for cleaning up their communities and making them better places to live, they needed to be able to vote to do so effectively.
Posts about Jane Addams
  • Interstate Highway Accidents in Chicago

    … Chicago is a precise, yet often confusing, network of interstates. From the Eisenhower Expressway on I-290 to the Stevenson and I-90, which goes by four different names depending on location, commuters learn a maze of 10 different interstates that take them from the city to the suburbs and vice versa. You would think the ample amount of highway…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 23 readers -
  • Suburban Road Work Challenging Drivers

    … at northbound I-94 and Grand Avenue including new barriers separating eastbound exit lanes from main traffic Difficulty getting onto I-90 mainline or Route 53/I-290 New longer exit onto northbound Mannheim Road off of I-190 Ramp closures between Downers Grove and Lombard Ramp detours on Jane Addams Tollway eastbound between Elmhurst Road…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 32 readers -
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