People began to improve sanitation and personal hygiene. The betterment of having a clean society, and making cities less crowded. (Stock) The cleaner society and less populous cities made for less outbreaks of disease, more living space, and less congestion when traveling. There were safety regulations put out by state and national governments in the U.S. so that the disease would not spread. (Ott) The regulations put out by government ensured that the outbreak would come to an immediate halt, and if a new epidemic were to sweep through the states, it would be derailed.
When looking at the early twentieth-century conservation movement to help preserve the environment. Although Gifford Pinchot laid down some ground-breaking work for environment protection in the early twentieth century, Gifford had good intentions for protecting the environment. His policies he put into practice helped protect the environment for industry and entrepreneurs. Well into the twentieth century American was well into expending westwards with the idea of manifest density. This was both good and bad for the American people and the economy because this meant that resources from across American could be more easily harvested and brought back to the factories and use for industry.
The Civil Rights Movement [1960s] made America into a better country today. The Bailey v. Patterson case contributes to the Civil Rights Movement and when the Civil Rights Movement contributes to America being a better country today. We conclude from the previous sentence that the case, Bailey v. Patterson, contributes to the good America we have today. The Bailey v. Patterson case has many reasons America is the America that exists today. One of the main reasons is that this case led to the desegregation of interstate and intrastate transportation that might have seemed absurd at the time, but not in the open minded American society we live in.
Western medicine came about because it has solved major issues starting during the war. Eastern medicine slowly started to be less looked at. As time has gone on Western medicine has become so good that there is no need for another system. Western medicine has saved many lives and made daily life better. Without western medicine, we would still be using the old techniques that ease the mind but not a broken leg.
Nixon was able to recognize the environmental crisis the U.S. was in during the ‘70s. His policies helped fight the dumping of toxic waste and amount of air pollution as well as restricting the lead content in gasoline. The main environmental policy of Nixon’s
In American society, the use of marijuana, whether it’s medical or recreational, is a highly discussed topic. There are arguments for and against both recreational and medical marijuana. Between the arguments of safety and practicality, the truth about this drug has gotten mixed around and changed. Although it is believed that marijuana would only negatively affect our society, the use should be federally legalized, at least medically, in all 50 states because it has a very low risk when it comes to an individuals health, would improve the economy, and aid medical advances. Although marijuana comes with health risks, an appropriate amount is no worse than any legal drug.
Clean energy. He talks about what he has done throughout his presidency to encourage the end of pollution. President Obama provides logical support, such as “we have cut carbon pollution more than any country on the Earth. He appeals to Logos, by acknowledging a very serious problem that could potentially affect how we live our way of life, the gives a
It granted more executive power to pass numerous acts for the betterment of both American people and caused the federal government to evolve into a more refined institution. Another example of the improved government directly affecting the lives of American people for passing the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Crime in America skyrocketed due to the Great Depression. As a result, the New Deal passed the CCC to decrease crime by employing young Americans from ages 18-25 to distract them from foolish
USA should limit migrants but instead of giving guest worker visas, actual work permits and citizenship be given to that limited number, therefore abolishing the guest worker programs. This is because today the US also faces a crisis of birth rate and fertility rate that can be countered by adding citizens. This will also help in reducing exploitation because there will be no more fear of deportation which is what migrant workers go through, which means it’s a benefit for everyone and causes overall good to
As the public became more aware of water pollution and the negative impact it had on the environment, they began to propose amendments for the Federal Water Pollution Act (2017). Once the amendments were passed by the legislature, the law adapted the name that is most commonly referred to today as the Clean Water Act. The new amendments addressed many important topics such as water pollutant regulations, pollutant control programs, water quality standards, and nonpoint source pollution (2017). As society has advanced over the years, the Clean Water Act has faced several additional modifications to ensure environmental safety. Without the Clean Water Act, water pollution would be far worse than what it is
It 's job is to control air emissions from both mobile and immobile sources. Since the Clean Air Act was implemented, not only has the emission of six different types of pollutants dropped 69 percent in the time between 1970 and 2014, but the Act has also helped prevent thousands of people from becoming ill with serious health effects during these years. In order for there to be any action taken by the government, the Act asks for the state and the EPA to help solve these problems by using programs that are based on the newest technological and scientific information. However, we still face problems with air pollution today, and it still threatens the health and welfare of all
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, preventive health care save lives and improve health by identifying illnesses earlier, managing and treating them more effectively before the condition can progress1. Under the ACA, 15 preventive services and one wellness visit are fully covered by the majority of the insurance plans without copays and coinsurance. Free preventive health care has had a direct effect on the health care costs in the U.S. Many Americans wait to see a doctor until they get sick due to cost2. However, by making preventive health care services free it helps Americans live longer, healthier lives and keeping health care costs down.
This was crucial in order to lower the poverty rates. Children who receive an education are more likely to increase the standard of living in the future. Furthermore, Johnson created Medicare and Medicaid, which provided medical coverage to the elderly and those who were not working. Americans now take these programs for granted. However, these plans, along with the Vietnam War depleted the United States’
Treating wastewater is extremely vital to the health and well-being of eco-systems all around the world. The treatment of wastewater is a fairly modern concept, though collection systems to remove foul-smelling water were common in ancient Rome, it was not until the 19th century that urbanized areas began to realize that removing the pollutants from the water that they were discharging into the environment was extremely important. (1) The reason that this became so relevant was a direct result of populations becoming so concentrated by the late 1800’s that outbreaks of life-threatening illnesses were being linked to bacteria found in the polluted water. (1) As a result of this, the practice of wastewater collection and treatment was developed
I believe that marijuana should be legal for recreational purposes in the United States. This is because it would provide the United States many benefits if we were to make it legal, and the fact that it actually hurts us as a country by having marijuana illegal. If we were to make it legal, it would make the economy better. It would also bring down crime and get many people out of prison. In addition to this, it would also undo injustices done in the past.