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Unformatted text preview: Today would be over 100 billion. -the social security act of 1875. 3 main parts to it. 1 st created a national system of something age insurance. 2 nd levied a tax only on employers to fun state insurance programs. States pretty much decided which program they wanted. 3 rd provided matching federal grants to disable, and a bunch of other kinds of people. This was easily the most conservative act. Bc it dealt with finance. It provided no benfits what so ever. Those who did not have wages to be taxed or whose jobs fell outside the scope of social security.didnt help them at all. It prodominantely delt with African Americans and women. It offered no help with catastrophic illness. The 1 st time the gov had rights to protect all Americans?-the national labor relations act of 1935. This act defined what was a fair labor practice. This ended the yellow dog contract. The national labor relations board did something with elections?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08
- New Deal