Social Security Act

Signed into law by President Roosevelt on August 14, 1935.

the program intended to help

Act created a social insurance program designed to pay retired workers age 65 or older a continuing income after retirement.

What was the Social Security act intended to do

Providing for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, and by enabling the several States to make more adequate provision for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws.
FDR Signs Social Security Act in 1935

it was part of the relief program

Does the social security act still exist today?

Yes social security still exist today.

How Successful was Social Security Act