Why Did Jane Addams Pass Social Legislation?

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Jane Addams was born September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois. She was the eighth child of John Huy Addams, who was a successful miller, banker, and landowner. She also grow up wealthy.She went to Rockford Female Seminary for her education. Jane Addams was known as a social worker. Jane Addams became a journalist because she wanted to help with the women’s history.She believed that women’s votes will provide the margin necessary to pass social legislation.

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