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Social Security Act of 1935

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Jamie Valle

on 1 October 2012

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Transcript of Social Security Act of 1935

Excluded Groups Sometimes the small details are important Any Questions? 1953 1965 2012 Social Policies/federal legislations/programs Impacted Groups Influential Figures References Social Issues ` April 2009 Thank You Social Security Act of 1935 By Anne Zepeda
Jamie Valle Historical setting Social Security Act: August 14, 1935 Economic Insecurity Unemployment, illness, disability Post-Civil War Health care Inequality • Job categories

• Most needy groups: 3/5ths of African Americans •Veterans

•Dependent children and families (deceased workers)

•Senior Citizens

•Disabled workers Historical Issues Demographic changes that rendered economic security

•Industrial Revolution

•Urbanization of America

•Disappearance of extended family

•Increase in life expectancy •English Poor Laws
•Almshouses and poorhouses
•Civil War Pensions (1862)
•Stock Market Crash(1929) and Great Depression
•Social Insurance Movement Old-Age, Survivors, Disability Insurance (OASDI) •Provisions for general welfare 1. Unemployment insurance 2.Aid to dependent children 3.Aid to the Blind 4.Public Health Work 5.Old age assistance 6.Taxes Unemployment benefits

Old Age Insurance

Maternal and child welfare-AFDC-TANF

Aid to the Blind

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Earned Income Tax Credit

Medicare Bill • Thomas Paine
- Agrarian Justice

•Francis E. Townsend (1933)
-Townsend Plan

•Committee on Economic Security (CES)-1934
-Intention to provide SS program •Social Security Board -President FDR,
-Chairmen-John G. Winant,
-Arthur J. Altmeyer,
-& Vincent M. Miles How have these policies impacted social welfare policies? Quadagno, J. S. (1984). WELFARE CAPITALISM AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OF 1935. American Sociological Review, 49(5), 632-647. Davies, G., & Derthick, M. (1997). Race and social welfare policy: The Social Security Act of 1935.
Political Science Quarterly, 112(2), 217. http://www.ssa.gov/history/briefhistory3.html http://www.fpanet.org/ToolsResources/SocialSecurityPredictor/HistoryofSocialSecurity/ http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=68
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