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When I was in the 6th grade I was required to research and write a paper on someone who advocated for change for the Chicago History fair A representative of the history fair came to our school and showed us samples of primary sources One of the examples was a handout about the first playground of Chicago and the name Jane Addams was on the flyer I remembered hearing of her name once before I immediately knew I wanted to learn who this woman was and what else she had done for the children in Chicago I found out that in the late 1800s there was a lot of poverty on Chicagos West Side The people were poor and had low paying jobs Most of the people who lived on the West Side were immigrants Children were forced to work long hours of work with little pay also One woman decided to help Her name was Jane Addams Jane Addams took a stand for social equality by advocating for those who could not help themselves Jane Addams is the most influential person to me because she fought for the rights of immigrants good living conditions great working conditions child labor and founded the Hull House the United States first settlement houseBefore researching Jane Addams I had no idea that children had to work instead of getting an education It was not uncommon for a child the age of four to have a job Jane argued that because of child labor about 580000 children between the ages of 10-14 could not read or write Even Addams herself had a hard time pursuing higher education because she was a woman It made me appreciate the fact that Im able to get an education with no problem because of Jane Addams and the children she fought for After learning about Jane Addams and her contributions to America I made an oath to myself that I will never
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