Instead, she focused on solving the practical problems of the poor and tried to avoid the
assumption that she and other social workers knew what was best for poor immigrants.
She established child care for working mothers, health clinics, job training, and other
She was also active in the peace movement and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in
1931 for her work on its behalf
a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams
and Ellen Gates Starr.
Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House (named for the home's first
owner) opened its doors to recently arrived European immigrants.
Susan B. Anthony
along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, demanded that the Fifteenth Amendment give
women the right to vote.
Founded the National Women's Suffrage Act to promote a women's suffrage
amendment to the Constitution, but they considered gaining the right to vote as but one
among many feminist causes to be promoted
Booker T. Washington