16th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (1913-1919): The 16th amendment was made as a law saying that the government can tax Americans in order to build things that people use such as streets, and schools. They made it that whatever you make as income you must pay a certain percent of what you make to the government as taxes. 17th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (1913-1919): The 17th amendment of the constitution was used to form the senate with only two senators per state, for six years, and one vote per senator. This was created so no state or senator would have an advantage of the others. This is progressive by showing the fairness of voting within the government between members.
However, the 15th amendment did not give women the ballot. At this time period, Stanton and Anthony, a leader proponent of women suffrage, formed the National American Woman Suffrage Association to help secure the ballot form state legislation. Paul who organized the National Woman’s Party to hunger workers strikes. After these movements, women finally gain right to vote. The 19th Amendment granted the ballot to American women.
Susan Brownell Anthony was a American social reformer and a woman 's rights activist. Anthony grew up on a politically active family when they worked on the abolitionist movement to end slavery. With Elizabeth Cady Stanton they created the National woman Suffrage Association in 1869. When Anthony died women still wasn’t able to vote 14 years after her death in1920 the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. The U.S. Treasury Department put Anthony 's picture one dollar coins in 1979 that made her the first women to be honored.
I scrolled through the list of articles and found one that was about Utah, so I felt obligated to read an article about the best state in America. The article is about Women 's Suffrage and the Constitutional Convention for Utah 's statehood. In 1870 Utah was the second state/territory to allow women to vote (the Wyoming Territory) but the right to vote was removed by the federal government in 1887 with the Edmunds-Tucker Act. This act was passed to prevent the LDS church from practicing polygamy but the act removed women 's right to vote. In 1895 a Constitutional Convention was held to get statehood for Utah and the debate for women 's suffrage began.
The New Deal did not benefited the U.S.in the long term. The New Deal was created between 1933 and 1938 by Franklin Roosevelt. He created the New Deal for people that were unemployed. The New Deal provided old-age insurances and unemployment benefits. It was also was supposed to help the families that dependent children and for people that were disabled.
Safety was not a primary consideration. It wasn’t until the Great Depression and the competition between adults and children for the job, that the labor laws were amended to exclude children. In 1938, congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act, prohibited children under 14 to work. (scholastic.com) In the 1940s John Caffey noticed
The history of The Equal Opportunity Act was first started in 1961 by John F. Kennedy who was trying to end the issues with people not hiring people because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 1964. In 1965 president Johnson required all government affiliated contractors and subcontractors to abide by the equal opportunities act to expand their businesses. In 1968 schools were desegregated and students, parents, or faculty could not be discriminated against. In 1979 Jimmy Carter created a National Women 's Business Enterprise Policy, which made other jobs give women equal opportunities.
The United States is one of the only countries of the 34 members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that does not have universal health care. But throughout history, there were many failed attempts and many laws passed to give American citizens universal health care. For example, in 1920, the American Medical Association 's House of Delegates passed a resolution opposing the compulsory health insurance in the United States. Government-funded health insurance was also proposed by president Roosevelt 's Committee on Economic Security but was never included in the 1935 Social Security Act. But three years later, in 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, proposed a health care reform to universal health care as
To begin with, in 1921 a law was passed called the national quota system, then later modified in 1924. Furthermore, the national quota system was used by limiting immigration or as said in the Historical Overview of Immigration Policy “ Immigration was limited by assigning each nationality a quota”, therefore purposefully keeping immigrants out of our country. (cis.org paragraph 2) Essentially, “E Pluribus Unum” is being contradicted because “The quota provided immigration visas to two percent of the total number of people of each nationality in the United States”. (history.state.gov paragraph 1) This evidence shows by limiting immigrants from coming to the U.S. we are keeping the idea of immigrant nation and showing false hope for all the
V. Past Actions Child Marriage Restraint Act Passed on 28 September 1929 in the British India Legislature of India, Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929 fixed the age of marriage for girls at 14 years and boys at 18 years and was later amended to 18 for girls and 21 for boys. The Child Marriage Restraint Act was the first social reform issue which was taken up by the organized women in India. They played a major role in the development of argument and actively used the device of political petition and in the process contributed in the field of politics The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006 The goal of the Act is to prohibit the achievement of child marriage and similar, connected matters. In efforts to completely eradicate child marriages within its society, the Government of India enacted the 'Prevention of Child marriage Act 2006 ', which replaced the earlier legislation of 'Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929. ' This new Act is makes it possible to prohibit for child marriage, protect and provide relief to victim and enhance punishment for those who promote or are invovled in such marriage.
I chose to review Children 's Defense Fund, which is a non-profit group that works to leave 'no child left behind” at the federal, state, and community levels. The Children 's Defense Fund, was actually started through the early civil rights movements by the efforts of Marian Wright. The primary focus of the Children 's Defense Fund is child poverty. I did not realize, in a country as prosperous as ours, that the United States has the second highest child poverty rate out of 36 “industrialized” countries. Child poverty is costly to our economy.