HIST 4205 10-09-06 - HIST 4205 10-09-06 National Youth...

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Unformatted text preview: HIST 4205 10-09-06 National Youth Administration (NYA) Social Security Act Wagner Act Election of 1936 Court Packing • National Youth Administration (NYA) ◦ Employing college and high school students ▪ 6.5 million college ▪ 4 million high school ◦ Would try and find something in area of study ◦ Successful and popular program ◦ Federal work Study program is similar • Social Security Act (1935) ◦ Addressed Old Age Pensions ▪ TR talked about Old Age pensions in 1912 ▪ Dr. Townsend talked about it ◦ Signed in August 1935 ▪ One of the reasons FDR opposed Townsend’s program ▪ It conflict with FDR’s program ◦ Some say it lays ground for modern Welfare State ◦ “Cornerstone of his administration” – Mrs. Perkins ◦ Created a national system of old age pensions ◦ Financed through a tax on payroll ▪ 1% from employee ▪ 1% from employer ▪ By 1949 – up to 3% ▪ Today – 6.1%% ◦ When you turn 65 you will receive payments from gov’t ▪ Depended on how long you work ▪ How much you contributed ◦ Other aspects: ▪ Provided relief for dependent children, ▪ Later named Aid to Families with Dependent Children ◦ Wagner Act (1935) ▪ Labor relations ▪ Legis. For Labor ▪ Magna Carta of Labor ▪ Created National Labor Relations Board ▪...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course HIST 4205 taught by Professor Meyers during the Fall '06 term at Valdosta State University .

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