Welfare

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Welfare

  1. 1. WHY IT WAS CREATEDTo help us citizens who had very low income. It began in the 1930s during the great depression. The us government was over whelmed , so they responded with the us welfare system.
  2. 2. Most Americans with the welfare system, because people were abusing the program by not applying for jobs , having more kids, and staying unmarried for better benefits. since people started to abuse the program, president Clinton signed a law that gave control of the welfare system to the government to make types of welfare.
  3. 3. WHEN IT BEGANIn the 1990s the government made several changes in the welfare system.One of the most well know change was to aiding familys and independent children, instead of long-term support they provide short term support to help people become able to support themselves.
  4. 4. IS WELFARE A BAD SYSTEM?During the 1970s some people started to dislike the articles of confederation. A main concern was taxes. Since congress could not tax the people they had to tax the states, on occasion and on occasion the states would not pay the money, and congress had no way to enforce this.
  5. 5. BUSINESSESIn addition not being able to tax people, congress could not control business or money. That the states made with other countrys. This prevented congress from resolving trade problems with England.
  6. 6. CHECKS AND BALANCESThe people who created the constitution in 1787 wanted each branches power to be separate but balanced. People believed giving absolute power to one branch was dangerous to the government. The main reason for checks and balances was so each branch could check to see if another branch was abusing its power.
  7. 7. SOURCESWelfare infoE help

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