Government's 50 Greatest Endeavors


Subject:
Reforms , Rights , Marshall Plan , Laws

Description:
"Government????s 50 Greatest Endeavors of the Past Half Century is a project on what the United States federal government tried to do and what it achieved. The project began with a cataloging of major laws passed since World War II, followed by the grouping of these statutes by their objective, and the selection of the top 50 endeavors for a national survey of historians and political scientists. The survey results identify government??s greatest achievements and failures taking success, difficulty and importance into account." See which achievements ranked in the Top 10, read the report of the survey results, read a detailed description of each of the fifty endeavors, and see results of the survey by demographic group.

Creator:
The Brookings Institution

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2000/11governance_light.aspx


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