Franklin D. Roosevelt's Positive Effects On Their Citizens

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Another instance when the American government 's involvement upon request had a positive effect on their citizens is the social insurance program designed to provide a steady income for retired workers aged 65 or older. Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) realizing the rising epidemic quickly took action. Without this form of assistance for the government this country 's poverty rate would be disgustingly high. FDR expresses his opinion on the Social Security Act, he says“we can never insure one hundred percent of the population against one hundred percent of the hazards and vicissitudes of life,” he hopes that despite his inability to completely shield his citizens from the hardships of life he can still protect them from some of them.

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