publication date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 (part of Round XXX)

category: Humanitarianism

clue: This advocate for continuing education and community enrichment never had to settle for less than the Nobel Prize.

explanation: Addams was America's most prominent advocate of settlement houses, and received the Nobel Peace Prize for her work. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Wendy Hampson, and Justin Hampson

Chicago Week This goo was part of Chicago Week.



Similar Goos

Ida B. Wells

Like Rosa, she refused to give up her seat. Unlike Rosa she lost. Go »

Antonina Żabińska

Treating persecuted religious minorities like zoo animals might just save them, or so she had to convince her husband. Go »

Minnie Vautrin

An American teacher became a Chinese deity by resisting Japanese invaders. Go »

Rachel Carson

Pesticides, pollution, and population concerned this crusading conservationist. Go »

Harriet Tubman

After her services during the Civil War, she earned a $20 monthly pension from the Army, making her upcoming appearance on that bill of currency even more appropriate. Go »

Elvira Arellano

Don't think you can keep your score from heading south by playing from inside a church for a year. Go »