Jane Addams is used as a model to demonstrate a philanthropist in action, improving many situations, not only in the city of Chicago, but also at state, national and international levels.
To understand the workings of foundations in improving the common good.
Students compare the actions of early leaders to their own responsibility to be civically responsible. This discussion and writing activity helps students clarify the citizen's role in philanthropy as voluntary action for common good.
This lesson presents a model of a modern day philanthropist and responsible citizen, Jimmy Carter.
Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.
Students learn about the philanthropic work of Jane Addams.