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Addams sends Gibson a petition opposing conscription and calling for World Disarmament.
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Addams updates Lloyd on efforts to secure citizenship for Rosika Schwimmer.
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Addams and seventy other prominent club women write President Coolidge asking for better enforcement of prohibition laws.
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Addams asks Coolidge to veto efforts to limit Japanese immigration to the United States.
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Addams discusses the ill effect of current immigration law before the Brooklyn Jewish Center.
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Addams discusses a meeting with Theodore Roosevelt in 1905 in which he advised women's clubs to agitate for labor reform.
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Addams addresses a peace meeting and argues that in order for Europe to recover economically, the peace treaty must be revised; she also argues that the United States should and will join the League of Nations.
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Addams reports that she was not able to meet with government officials and that she will not intervene in reparations discussions.
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Addams announces that she is meeting with world leaders to urge them to settle the reparations problem immediately.
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Addams accepts James's invitation to join a group to support Robert La Follette's bid for president.
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Addams argues that the United States must take a leading role in world affairs.
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Addams spoke on America's role in international relief efforts and about the work done at Hull House.
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Addams urges her audience to support the United States entry to the League of Nations.
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Kelley asks Addams to write an article to help a push to ratify the Child Labor Amendment.
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Addams discusses the procedure for hiring civil servants in the light of Charles B. Ball's appointment of sanitary inspector.
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Addams predicts that the United States will join the League of Nations eventually.
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Addams responds to suggestions that she run for Mayor of Chicago by indicating that she feels women do not have the experience to serve in political offices.
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Addams tells Pinchot that she will send his letter to the American Civil Liberties Union to answer his questions about clemency.
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Addams tells Moss that she will not join the board of the United States Flag Association, but wishes him well.
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Addams argues for disarmament and claims the vast majority of taxes are used for war.
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Colcord sends Addams his ideas on how to gather Republican support for the World Court.
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Pinchot tells Addams that he cannot pardon prisoners under Pennsylvania law and advises that the American Civil Liberties Union follow the procedures.
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Addams tells Woods that she thinks local politicians should be invited to attend the International Congress of Women and questions the timing of the United States Section meeting.