Society's Sisters: Stories of Women Who Fought for Social Justice in America

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The progress that created new industries and grew cities in America in the nineteenth century also changed society. Jane Addams and Alice Hamilton, Ida B. Wells and Mary Church Terrell, Francis Willard and Alice Paul--many hundreds of women, in fact, all across the country began to question the social order of things. Women formed a sisterhood and those sisters rolled up their sleeves. They started kindergartens and playground programs. They investigated filthy living conditions in tenements, then wrote legislation to ...

Society's Sisters: Stories of Women Who Fought for Social Justice in America 2003, Twenty-First Century Books (CT)

ISBN-13: 9780761328650

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