Was Jane Addams a Wonder Woman in History?

Peace Delegates on NOORDAM -- Mrs. P. Lawrence, Jane Addams, Anna Molloy

Overview

Students analyze primary sources to investigate the life and deeds of Jane Addams, ultimately making an argument to recommend to answer this compelling question. After, students will review actions people can take to get qualified women to run for political office and then write a note to a woman they know, or their future selves, encouraging her to consider running.

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Grade

Middle School

Subjects

Civics, Social Studies

Length

120-160 minutes

Topics

activists, Chicago, Hull House, Jane Addams, Nobel Prize, superheroes, women's history, Wonder Woman, world peace

Author

TPS Eastern Region

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