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1. Jane Addams: Progressives, thinking they were looking out for the immigrants “best interests”, wanted them to talk, walk, and look the way that everyone else talked, walked, and looked. Whatever the progressives thought to be appropriate. This is where Jane Addams intervened. Jane Addams was a well educated, twenty nine year old progressive herself. She started the first settlement house, it was called The Hull House. It was created in 1889 in Chicago’s west side. She realized that parts of Chicago were very diverse and very poor(Sheflin, Progressive Movement). This was a big first step for Addams towards solving social problems created by urban industrialism. She had immigrant neighbors and educated female friends …show more content…

Her goal was to assimilate these people into society. She offered classes in english, ethics, sewing, cooking, history, and politics. This was a white only settlement house and although blacks were not allowed she mostly targeted white children. Reformers emerged from hull house and took on scientific investigation. They launched campaigns to improve housing, end child labor, fund playgrounds, and lobby for laws to protect workers(Roark, Johnson, Cohen, Stage, Hartman, page 561). Hull House was a fairly successful establishment by Jane Addams.

2. A. Mitchell Palmer: A. Mitchell Palmer was a United States Attorney General during the red scare. He ordered the palmer raids in 1919 and 1920. He executed a “which” hunt to find revolutionaries and arrested over 12,000 people. Most of them were held without trial or deported. He gave Russians the option of leaving the country or be jailed(Sheflin, World War I).

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Especially true during the 1930’s when unemployment was twenty five percent and almost thirteen million people were unemployed. Of those thirteen million, sixty percent of them were below the poverty line. The new deal focused on recovery and relief. It tried to balance markets by limiting production. The new deal was very practical rather than theoretical and dealt with things sensibly and realistically. Overall, the new deal was pretty successful because policies were instituted to help those who could not make a living

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