Jane Addams's contribution to the establishment of femism in the USA
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... Addams Contribution to the Establishment of Feminism in the USA (5th November, INTRODUCTION: Jane Addams, a well recognized among the notable sociologists of history, was a “feminist pragmatist”. Born on 6th September, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois, she was the eight of nine children. Her father, John Addams, was a prosperous man, a miller and state senator (Scott, 2007). She had “great veneration and pride” for her father and was greatly influenced by him. His father served for sixteen years as a senator and fought in civil war as a officer. She admired him and felt that all the “strangers were filled with admiration for this dignified person” yet was somewhat depressed about her deformity and...