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- Chicago : Largest city in Illinois and the Midwest United States with a population of 2.8m.
- Jane Addams : (1860-1935) A pioneer American settlement worker and founder of Hull House.
- Progressive education : Pedagogical movement rooted in common experience, and democratic and inclusive in outlook.
- Settlement movement : An approach to social reform that began in the 1880s in which educated middle- and upper-class reformers lived in inner-city neighborhoods seeking to know, befriend and aid their uneducated, lower-class, immigrant or poor neighbors. Toynbee House (London, 1883), University Settlement (Chicago, 1883), Hull House (Chicago, 1889), Henry Street (New York, 1895) are among the best known of the hundreds of settlement houses formed.
- Social Gospel : Protestant intellectual movement that applied Christian principles to social problems.
- Third Great Awakening : The Third Great Awakening was a period of increased pietism and social activism in the last half of the 19th century; associated with the Social Gospel, Settlement House, and Charity Organization movements.
- William Beveridge : (1879-1963) A British social administrator who is widely considered one of the principal founders of the British welfare state.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King : Canadian politician (1874-1950) who was prime minister, off and on, over a 27 year period, leading the country through WWII and establishing a more independent relationship with Great Britain.