Quiz: Jane Addams: Love is a Doing Word
Jane Addams: Love is a Doing Word
By: Nathan Chandler
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About This Quiz

Jane Addams acted on her most honorable impulses and helped to create powerful tools for social change. How much do you know about Addams and her American crusades?

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Jane Addams was born in 1860. She was best known for doing what?
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What were the circumstances of Addams's family when she was a child?
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Jane's father died suddenly of appendicitis. How much money did she inherit from him?
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Addams was born with which physical problem?
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She was full of ideas for her future. What did Addams study in college?
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In the late 1880s, Addams was inspired to do what?
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Addams was a homosexual.
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What was the name of the settlement house that Addams helped to found?
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Hull House was associated with which church?
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How was the settlement house concept received in Chicago?
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In spite of her homosexuality, Addams actually married a man.
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The Hull House was a rundown property when Addams and Starr moved in. How did they manage to fix it up?
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Within two years, how many people were visiting Hull House each week?
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Addams said that there were three ethical principles driving settlement homes. What was NOT one of those principles?
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Hull House was especially geared towards which members of society?
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Addams was politically active during the time of Prohibition. What were her feelings on alcohol?
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As the Hull House developed, Addams and Starr began emphasizing which activities?
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The Hull House became a hub for what activity?
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In 1912, Addams published a book on which topic?
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In 1894, Addams became an inspector in charge of what?
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When Addams and Starr first opened Hull House, they saw it becoming a major, sprawling operation.
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Why was Addams expelled from the organization called Daughters of the American Revolution?
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After the U.S. entered World War I in 1917, how did Addams respond?
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Addams became the very first female American to win a Nobel Prize.
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What problem greatly affected Addams' health in 1926?
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When did Addams win the Nobel Peace Prize?
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