He was a member of the Illinois Senate from 1852 to 1868, and for a quarter of a century has been one of the most influential men in the business and politics of Northern Illinois. Her insistence on cooperation and compromise was uniquely Addams-- she saw that when people with different perspectives allowed all voices to be heard, a just solution could be achieved. The Hull-House was successful in achieving her mission by offering classes to gain domestic and educational skills and opened opportunities for young women. Addams also served in directorships with the and the , he was also a founder of the Mutual Fire Insurance Company in 1867. Addams, however, believed human beings were capable of solving disputes without violence. When the two friends returned to Chicago, they acquired a large mansion and started Hull House, which was a settlement house.
A week later John Addams became ill while climbing in an ore mine and the family decided to return home by train. Her mother died in childbirth when Addams was only two years old. Jane was also burdened with health conditions her entire life. She was the daughter of John Huy Addams, a wealthy businessman and Republican politician, and Sarah Weber Addams. Addams' milling business became one of the largest operations in northern Illinois, comprising a , , and along Cedar Creek on the Addams' property.
The Jane Addams Burial Site is located in Cedarville Cemetery in the village of Cedarville, Illinois, United States. Her topics ranged from the need for peace to women's right to vote. Addams also developed an interest in the sciences, even though such studies were not stressed at the school. A week later John Addams became ill while climbing in an ore mine and the family decided to return home by train. Addams used Hull-House as a platform for Progressive reforms.
Jane Addams decided to help others less fortunate then her, while on a buggy trip to go to a business meeting with her father. In January 1863 Sarah Addams, then pregnant with her ninth child, went to assist in the delivery of a baby for the wagon-maker's wife. Addams gained a reputation as a pacifist a person who is against conflict and war. Samuel Barnett and his wife Henrietta Barnett, where university men lived in a slum neighborhood and helped their neighbors. Addams wrote prodigiously throughout her life, and the profits from her books were her main source of income.
However, with the onset of war in Europe in the 1910s, public opinion turned against Addams as she became increasingly active in the pacifist and internationalist movements. In 1844 the couple moved to and he purchased the Cedar Creek Mill. Two days after her death, May 23, Addams' funeral was held in the courtyard of the Hull House; it was attended by thousands. Throughout the first half of the 20th century, the Hull House grew to include a dozen buildings, and extended its services to include child care, educational classes, an art gallery, a public kitchen, and many social programs and courses. Besides his role in founding the state's Republican Party he was also one of the key individuals who helped bring the second to Freeport. She then went to the United States to live and discover her passion.
One of her sons, George, would also have a strong influence on Jane Addams. She died on May 21, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois. Though the couple had nine children, only four survived to adulthood; their eighth child was recipient Jane Addams, born at the Addams House in Cedarville on September 6, 1860. In 1881, Addams was the valedictorian of her graduating class. He participated in the founding of the Republican Party and was a friend of 's. When she was two years old her mother died giving birth to an early baby.
This was mostly aimed at helping immigrants that moved to Chicago. She had her hands in many of the major reform movements of the day, child labor reform, sanitation, factory conditions, recreation and safe spaces for children, and efforts to ensure that democracy worked for all, including the poor, immigrant, and female. Toynbee Hall was a social and cultural center in the slums of the East End neighborhood in London. He and his wife Sarah Weber Addams had nine children, including and social activist Jane Addams. She also wrote a book about her work at Hull House, as well as other books promoting peace.
She was a social worker, reformer, and pacifist. She became involved in an attempt to reform Chicago's corrupt politics. In 1844 the couple moved to Cedarville, Illinois and he purchased the Cedar Creek Mill. In 1844 Addams, then 22, and his new bride arrived in , near the - state border in. Haldeman Children: Mary Catherine, Georgiana, Martha, John Weber, , Horace, George Weber, Laura Jane, and an unnamed stillborn baby. Some of these were: the city's first kindergarten and day care facilities for children of working mothers; employment bureau; libraries; music and art classes; and many other things.