Social Security Act

The Deal of 1935!

What would we do without it?

The Social Security Act was established to provide welfare. The benefits were for aged persons, blind persons,and dependent and crippled children. This act was passed on August 14th, 1935. This act introduced an system of old-age benefits for workers,also this provided benefits for victims of industrial accidents.This act also covers unemployment insurance, aid for dependent mothers and children.

Did you know?

President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed the Social Security Act at 3:30 p.m. This act is one of the truly momentous accomplishments in the United States history. Also, the Great Depression enacted the sweeping bill that generated an array of programs for many different persons in America.The law got its title from the social insurance program designed to provide a steady income for retired workers aged 65 or older.