Answer the following questions in an informal 1 ½ – 2-page essay:
- Why did Jane Addams believe that women should have the right to vote?
- Were her arguments in favor of women’s voting rights similar to or different from those of other suffragettes?
- Who was Addams trying to reach with this editorial?
- Was Addams’s position on women’s suffrage consistent with Progressivism? Why? Why not?
- Please conclude your essay with at least one question for discussion. Choose a question that you think will both enlighten and enliven your discussion section.