Social Security

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The social security program in the United States was enacted in 1935. It was legislated by Congress during the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency as part of his "New Deal" program. Social security is the federal social insurance program of the United States. Today social security is in a joint program with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. In the U.S. today social security is the Nation's method of providing income when a family's earnings …

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…by lowering the pay out and increasing the pay in. Another solution is have people start there own savings and have the government have nothing to do with it, and eliminate social security. Bibliography Bender, David L. What is the role of social security? Minnesota: Greenhaven Press, Inc. "Social Security" Connecticut The Encyclopedia Americana International Edition 1997 Advocate Views." Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 9, 1997: pages 2-4A. Guest, Dennis "Social Security" The 1998 Canadian Encyclopedia, September 6, 1997. Electric Library. 1997