Jane Addams was born in Illinois into the family of a prosperous businessman.
She went to college in Illnois and in London, England.
Jane Addams learned about the slum conditions in large cities
She learned how to help the people in the slums..
When she returned to Chicago, Jane Addams and a friend set up Hull House.
Hull House was a place where poor people could come and learn how to make their lives better.
Hull House included a night school for adults and Kindergarten for children.
Hull House included a gym, a swimming pool and a public kitchen.
Many poor people from the slums of Chicago were helped at Hull House.
Jane Addams gave lectures and wrote books about how to help poor people.
Jane Addams won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 for her work towards world peace.
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New Ideals of Peace
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Page created June , 2007. Anne Pemberton. Updated Tue, Feb 1, 2012. AP.