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Jane Addams

(1860—1935) American social reformer, feminist, and pacifist

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Addams, Jane

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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2008
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601 words

(1860–1935),

a founder of the settlement house movement in the United States and the Nobel Peace Prize recipient

Addams, Jane

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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53 words

(1860–1935),

reformer and sociologist, founded the Chicago social settlement, Hull-House, in 1889. Among her books are Democracy

Addams, Jane

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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2005
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(1860–1935), social worker, peace advocate.

One of the most important social reformers of the late nineteenth and early

Addams, Jane

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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2004

(1860–1935), American social reformer, settlement house founder, pacifist, and writer.

Addams was born 6 September 1860 in Cedarville,

Addams, Jane

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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Social sciences
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135 words

(1860–1935)

A prominent pacifist, feminist, and sociologist, Addams is perhaps best known as the founder of Hull House,

Addams, Jane

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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2010
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Jane Addams (1860–1935) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 for her advocacy of international mediation in the

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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In 1931, she became the first US woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, sharing the prize with Nicholas

Addams, Jane

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Jane Addams was born on 6 September 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois to parents Sarah Weber Addams and John Huy Addams.

Addams, Jane

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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founded the Chicago social settlement, Hull-House, in 1889. Among her books are Democracy and Social Ethics (1902), A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil...

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