U.S. That's Us!: Jane Addams

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U.S. That's Us!: Jane Addams

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Depicts the life of the famous philanthropist Jane Addams and discusses why charity is important. Through her dedication to social reform, Addams became the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. The presentation discovers how Jane Adams dedicated her life to helping those in need by opening Hull House in Chicago, a settlement house that provided welfare and cultural programs for some of the city's poorest residents. The program notes how Addams continued her battle for workers' rights by becoming a founding member of both the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).


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