Shaping the American Character

Turner’s key “frontier thesis” argues that frontier life shaped the ...


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My Father's Girl

American History

When Jane Addams founded Hull-House in an immigrant neighborhood of Chicago, it became a refuge for the poor as well as a symbol of progressive reform in an acquisitive age. Here Addams remembers her father, whom she considered a shaper of her character.

Tags:  Progressive Era - Women's History - American Reform - Jane Addams - Hull-House - Feminism

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