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>>Social Studies

Grade 6 Module 5 Immigrants and Urbam Life Lesson 3

Jacob Riis journalist and photographer who exposed the horrible conditions in the New York City tenements
settlement houses neighborhood centers in poor areas that offered education, recreation, and social activities
Jane Addams co-founder of Hall House
Hull House Chicago's most famous settlement house
assimilation process in which immigrants families adopted some American culture
Florence Kelley Chicago reformer who worked to pass child labor laws
What did Jacob Riis do to help conditions in tenement apartments? he wrote articles and took photographs that exposed the horrible conditions in tenements
What did cities do to relieve problems caused by overcrowding? hired firefighters and police officers and put new sewage and drinking water and drinking water purifications systems in place
How did Hull House help immigrants assimilation? staff provided English classes, day care, cooking, and sewing classes, and other services
How did Florence Kelley get the government involved in improving conditions for women and children? helped convince lawmakers to pass a bill limiting work hours for women and preventing child labor
Created by: Leon25123



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