Why do you think the settlement house workers were eager to
have women sign up for the sewing classes?
What effect did poverty have on the people's lives? What were
their general living conditions like?
What programs were administered by the settlement house to
attempt to alleviate some of these problems?
Why do you think it would have been necessary to have settlement
house workers who spoke the languages of the people who lived
in the neighborhood?
To what factors did the settlement house workers attribute
the teenagers' and children's gang involvement?
Do you think the settlement house workers were very effective
in working against the gangs? Why or why not?