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Produced to appeal to woman voters, this Progressive Party pamphlet includes Jane Addams' nomination speech, a letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Addams, the party plank on equal suffrage, and the party's plans for democratic rule and social and industrial justice.
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Addams details the many reasons why it is important that women be given the right to vote, and of how the suffrage movement is not just found in Western nations, but globally.
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Addams expresses why the time is now that women should be able to vote, with in regards to the social power women have which can be used for political power.
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Addams speaks to the National Civil Service Reform League's annual meeting about the issues with the merit system in civil service.
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Addams argues that it is the responsibility of a democracy to care about the social needs of its citizens.
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Addams argues for a minimum wage for female workers. This is the third article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's role in affecting change.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the campaign and election results in a speech to the City Club on November 13; the report of the event was published on November 27. Other speakers at the event were not included.
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Addams defends the planks of the Progressive Party's platform by giving evidence from her experience.
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Addams describes her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and its appeal to labor and women.
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Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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A short quote by Addams on social ethics.
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In terms of securing their rights, Addams argues that women in America lag behind their European counterparts.
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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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Bok's questions for a series of interviews with Jane Addams and other prominent women are intended to find an explanation for women's "unrest" and the factors that have led to their discontent.
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In this commencement address, Addams discusses the changes in perception of women's intelligence and argues that the time is ripe for women's intelligence to hold sway. The speech was later published in the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Quarterly.
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The Chicago Tribune published an excerpted version of Addams' speech on woman suffrage in Madison, Wisconsin, on January 23, 1912.
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