Why is Jane Addams important?

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Why is Jane Addams important?

Industrialization and the Late 19th Century:

By the late 19th century, places like New York and London were heavily industrialized. This brought with it rampant poverty, horrible living conditions, and dangerous work for many people, particularly immigrants.

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Jane Addams was an American reformer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries who helped start a new movement in immigrant welfare and helped pave...

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