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    system came to action in order to help the poor and sick. Born in this century was one of the most, if not the most, prominent professionals in the social work profession. Jane Addams was a founder of the United States Settlement House Movement in hopes of establishing settlement houses for middle-class social workers who volunteered in poor urban

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    idealizations of American life only to be faced with issues regarding racial and gender a discrimination. A few reasons why women and children were often targeted by settlement houses and mainly the Rose Gregory Houchen settlement located in El Paso, Texas due to the notion women were the foundation of the family. The settlements also served as a Methodist church to the community and the majority of Mexican communities were mainly Catholic. So most of their reasons to co... ... middle of paper

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    Virginia Company of London was the first joint-stock company to travel to America. After learning stories of prosperity that the Spanish found in South America the Virginia Company investors thought it would be easy to find gold if they started a new settlement also. In 1607, 144 English boys and men settled the Jamestown colony, named after King James I. The first Virginians landed thirteen years ahead of the Pilgrims landing in Massachusetts.

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    Keenan Cantrell Dr. Fisher History 5 March 2017   Jane Addams was a pioneer American settlement activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. Jane Addams is a woman of history I admire, because she spoke up for all women in her time period and she is one of the reasons that women today are able to vote. In 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize which made a great impact on other women

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    Alzina Parsons-Stevens, labor and industrial worker and child welfare worker was born in Parsonfield, Maine in 1849, a town named after her paternal grandfather, Colonel Thomas Parsons, who received the land for his service in the American Revolution. Enoch Parsons, who served in the War of 1812, was a relatively prosperous farmer and small manufacturer. He and his wife, Louise (Page) Parsons, had seven children, of whom Alzina Parsons was the fourth daughter and the youngest child. Enoch Parsons

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    Fighting for Equal Rights

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    successful in helping many oppressed people. Jane Addams is most famous for her work in two major movements, the first of which is the Settlement House movement of the 1800s. Settlement houses, which first originated in England. These facilities were created in response to problems arising from immigration, urbanization, and industrialization. In America, the settlement houses were typically available for medical assistance, housing, and education to immigrants in the areas surrounding them (Izzo,

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    Jane Addams and Hull House

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    Jane Addams and Hull House Born in Cederville, Illinois, on September 6, 1860, Jane Addams founded the world famous social settlement of Hull House. From Hull House, where she lived and worked from it’s start in 1889 to her death in 1935, Jane Addams built her reputation as the country’s most prominent women through her writings, settlement work and international efforts for world peace. In 1931, she became the first women to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Addams, whose father was an Illinois state

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    Social Work Case Study

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    Ms. Apple is a 45 year old African American woman who has been a widow for about 4 years. Ms. Apple has three children, whose ages range from 5-12 years old. Ms. Apple has been struggling to keep her family afloat since the death of her husband. Ms. Apple convinced herself that she would not require the extra assistance. However, she realized in attempting to provide alone has not only become very strenuous, but also quite costly. Expenses have become overwhelming for Ms. Apple to maintain

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    Sexism In The Hull House

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    Knowing about the segregation with blacks and immigrants amongst the settlement houses, almost completely implies that there was sexism that existed as well. The middle-class reformers that worked in these settlement houses were mostly women who stayed at the settlement house and worked to help those less fortunate. These women became the care givers, teachers, and health service providers for their community. There were many settlement houses founded by women but some of the most popular are the Hull

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    John Smith in Jamestown

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    support and continue trade that resulted in the survival of the colony. Christopher Newport, the admiral that transported John Smith and many of the colonists from England, left the Jamestown colony in the fall of 1607. Immediately all work in the settlement ceased to exist. The colonists had decided to wait on Newport to return with new workers. The plan was for the natives to provide food for them while they waited. When the natives never came with food, Ratcliffe, the current president of the colony

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