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The Welfare State
This paper details the history of the social welfare system in the United States from its inception in the 1930s to the present.
# 66213 | 3,615 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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This paper examines the the history of social welfare in America, from President Roosevelt's "New Deal" plan in the 1930s to Clinton's reform of the welfare system. This in-depth paper focuses mainly on democratic presidents Roosevelt, Johnson and Clinton and their impact on social welfare. This paper contains detailed historical facts and research.
Topics covered in this report include:
The History of Social Welfare F.D.R's "New Deal" and L.B.J's "Great Society"
The 1996 Presidential Campaign
Changes in Welfare Reform since 1996 Election
Works Cited

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""Under President Lyndon Johnson, social welfare programs were expanded. Johnson added food stamps, and welfare to the programs created by Roosevelt. The make work programs were over. Johnson's intentions were admirable. He saw great expanse between the wealthy and poor, and wished to raise the standard of living for the poorest of Americans."

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