Ch. 17 - 1. Which of the following is not a goal of...

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1. Which of the following is not a goal of American social policy? 1. closing the gap between rich and poor 2. The goals of American social policy are 4. often controversial. 3. The goals of social policy 1. are often reactions to social and economic events in the United States.
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4. Who was in charge of caring for the poor during the nineteenth century? 1. private charities 2. both A and C 3. the federal government 5. When was the beginning of the American welfare state? 3. 1930s 6. What was the primary problem with private charities before the development of the welfare state?
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2. They would make subjective decisions on who was deserving or undeserving of aid. 7. What was outdoor relief distributed by private charities? 4. money 8. What was the main fear concerning the consequences of outdoor relief? 2. It perpetuated poverty.
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9. Social case work, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was largely concerned with 2. personal counseling and “mental hygiene.” 10. Which group was the first to receive government assistance throughout the United States? 4. mothers with dependent children 11. Which of the following is an example of nineteenth-century “indoor relief”? 4. the police station
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12. How did the Great Depression change American attitudes about welfare? 4. It revealed that poverty could be caused by a flawed economic system, not just by personal irresponsibility. 13. When was Social Security established? 2. 1935 14. Social Security is a good example of
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1. a contributory program. 15. When was Medicare established? 4. 1965 16. Which of the following statements about Social Security is false ? 1. Contributors receive benefits in strict proportion to their contribution.
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Which of the following is not a program of forced savings? 2. Temporary Assistance to Needy Families 18. The periodic adjustment of benefits or wages that takes into account the increased cost of living is called 1. indexing. 19. A cost of living adjustment is based on what? 3.
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Ch. 17 - 1. Which of the following is not a goal of...

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