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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, views on women's roles"
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Addams recounts a story depicted in a children's play at Hull-House, which she offers as an allegory about the importance of women in society.
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In a speech before the Chicago Women's Association. Addams complains that college women are disinclined toward philanthropy.
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Addams argues that strict gender roles for mothers and fathers are not useful.
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At the inaugural conference of the Women's Trade Union League, held at the Berkeley Lyceum in New York, Addams argues that women workers should unionize to improve working conditions.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, 1907-8, Addams describes the difficulty immigrant women face as they try to assimilate into American life.
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Addams discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.
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Addams gives arguments for woman's suffrage, stressing that working class need it to be able to control some aspects of their lives.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
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An excerpt from Addams' address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, on October 21, 1911, in Louisville, Kentucky, arguing that the desire for woman suffrage comes from women's desires for better social conditions.
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In this third installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams highlights why women needthe ballot and argues that woman suffrage is centuries overdue and necessary for women to protect themselves.
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Addams' short argument for woman suffrage that women's voices are needed for the health and beauty of the cities.
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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship…
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Addams pays tribute to Theodore Parker at a Memorial Banquet in Chicago, where she praised his anti-slavery work and support of black suffrage, blamed his generation for not extending suffrage to women, and surmised that Parker would have ultimately…
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money. This is a reprint of an article first published in 1907.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, Addams speaks about the difficulty of assimilation into American life for immigrant women.
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Newspaper report of Addams' address to the South Side Woman's Club, dealing with how women can cope with the lack of servants by using prepared foods. The article was published under different headlines in multiple newspapers.
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money. This column appeared with slight variations in a number of newspapers between 1907-1910.
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Addams explores the lack of opportunities, education and home life that leads young women into trouble.
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Woman's Journal summary of Addams' Mount Holyoke commencement speech covering women's empowerment, college training and morality. The speech was given on June 18, and published on June 29, 1907.
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Addams argues women's need for the vote so that they can perform their duties to family and the nation.
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Addams argues that it is time for women to work in groups and advocate for causes that are important to them, like peace. Addams gave this address at the Second National Peace Congress in Chicago on April 27, 1909. This version was published in the…
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Addams argues that women's suffrage is a natural extension of the progress of democracy and offers examples throughout the world where woman are gaining the vote. The speech was a part of the suffrage campaign in Chicago leading up to the…
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Thomas follows up on a previous meeting with Addams at which they discussed her research and writing about prostitution. Thomas contradicts Addams' assertion that prostitution is a product of more advanced societies.
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Addams discussed women's role in the peace movement at the Universal Peace Conference in Boston.
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Addams discusses the history of suffrage and argues that women in modern, urban societies need the vote.
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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women who want to contribute to society.
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