13th Amendment Dbq

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Ernest Robinson_USSINCE_Identification Test
The Fourteenth Amendment
The Fourteenth Amendment July 9, 1868, was to rectify some of the nation’s problems. The two topics were slavery and women’s rights to vote. The Fourteenth Amendment was of good intentions, but fell short of its goals. Carol Hatch Ludlam mentions “Freed black males were given the ballot while women were again overlooked. Needless to say, the omission of the gender restriction only intensified the resolve of the movement.” (Ludlam GK Yellow Journalism page 2) To complicate matters, the word male was inserted in The Amendment ensuring women were abandoned from the ballot. The decision had no favor with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the key figures in the woman’s right movement.
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(The Nobel Peace Prize 1931 Jane Addams,) Jane suffered with a spinal defect which was surgically corrected later in life. Her father was a respected Senator and friends President Lincoln. Jane Addams was a philanthropist and Nobel Peace Prize winner (The Nobel Peace Prize 1931 Jane Addams,) In 1889 she leased an old run down mansion on the west side of Chicago and founded the Hull house. The house provided services for working women that included nursery, kindergarten and more as the need presented itself. Jane soon found out to achieve more she needed to too know more people. Getting involved in politics she realized the unsanitary conditions of the neighborhood was a starting point. Jane was assigned garbage inspector. The progressive reform approach permitted Jane to get involved and be a part of what she was actually help change. Her political circle grew as it motivated her “Eventually, her struggle to aid the urban poor led her on to the state capital and to Washington, D.C.” (JAMES L. ROARK) (JAMES L. ROARK page561) Jane Addams accomplished her works through Progressivism. Sociological theory applied by Jane proved to be an effective way promoting a change and seeing it through. This reminds me of another tenacious woman by the name Jane Byrne. Mayor Byrne of Chicago in the late seventies early eighties. Crime was so bad she moves in the Cabrini-Green housing