Misdemeanor Social Welfare During The Elizabethan Era

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During the Elizabethan era the lords were responsible for the care of their tenants. In Great Britain the number of poor was increasing so they mad what was called Poor laws. In 1601 this act two or more substantial householders were to be yearly nominated by the justice of the peace to serve as overseers by the justice of the peace to serve as overseers of the poor in each parish. In 1622 "A Well-wisher" complains, in a tract called "Grievous Groans for the Poor," “that thou the number of the poor do daily increase, there hath been no collection them, no not these seven years, in many parishes of this land, especially in country towns; but many of those parishes turned forth their poor, yea and their lusty that will not work, or for any misdemeanor…show more content…
Great depression begins when the stock market crash in 1929. The consumer spending dropped and unsold goods began to pile up, slowing production. Stock continued to rise. On October 24, 1929 the stock burst investors were dumping stock a record 12.9 million shares were traded that day known as “Black Tuesday”. Five days later some 16 million were traded the stock market had crashed. These actions led to people being fired, wages fell. The Great Depression that hit the United States was the first successful attempt. The Great Depression had an effect on many families financially. The government decided to step in and that’s when welfare really started, the social security act in 1935 which was amended in 1938. The United States attempted to implement social welfare many times, but was successful starting in 1938. In my opinion the stock market was the beginning of the fail the first economic fail the United States had. The stock market was the start of the Great…show more content…
There were many attempts and many of them failed. In the 1930’s the Great Depression began. During this time many families were impacted financially. Welfare began with a “mother’s pension” where fatherless children are awarded a state grant of eleven dollars per child. This grant was mainly for white widows. Another start to welfare was the New Deal” this was relief for the millions of unemployed Americans. Federal money was payed to the states for public works projects, which employed the unemployed Americans. In a State of Union President Roosevelt declared “the time has come for action by the national government” to provide security against major hazards this is how the first attempts were successful. Social Welfare began because people and their families were having a hard time during the Great Depression
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