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Bibilography Alter, Jonathan. The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. Print. This book helped me build context of the Social Security Act. It explained what caused the Great Depression and the effects of the Depression on Americans. It also told me why Roosevelt wanted to pass his New Deal. Altman, Nancy J. The Battle for Social Security: From FDR's Vision to Bush's Gamble. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley, 2005. Print. This book helped me understand the elderly benefits the Social Security Act provided and the reasoning behind the structure of the benefits. It also helped me learn the argument against privatization of modern-day social security. Borsch-Supan, Axel, and Reinhold Schnabel. Social Security and Retirement in Germany. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Jan. 1999. PDF. This chapter helped me learn the ideas behind German Social Security and a brief timeline of what happened. The Development of the Disability Program Under Old-Age Survivors Insurance, 1935-74. N.p.: Social Security Administration, n.d. PDF. This excerpt from a book helped me learn more about the history of Social Security. DeWitt, Larry. "The 1937 Supreme Court Rulings on the Social Security Act." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, 1999. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. I used this article to further my understanding of the constitutionality of Social Security and have more of the other side. DeWitt, Larry. "The Development of Social Security in America." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, 2010. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This article also detailed the history of Social Security and how benefits have increased. "Florida Politics." SunSentinel.com. Sun Sentinel, Feb.-Mar. 2011. Web. 26 Feb. 2014. I used a picture of an unemployment form. Folsom, Burton W. New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America. New York: Threshold Editions, 2008. Print. This book helped me comprehend the arguments against the Social Security Act. It argued that the tax harmed struggling businesses during the Depression and Social Security was inferior to private plans.

Gabryszewski, Richard. "Social Security." Social Security. Social Security Administration, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This website documentary on Social Security allowed me to learn more about the most ancient types of social security. I used a quote here from Aristotle to show even as early as ancient Greece social security was an issue. It also teached me more about the modernization of Social Security. Garza, George. "The History of Social Security." Catalogs.com. Catalogs.com, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. I used a quote in this article from William the First explaining why Germany needed Social Security. Gokhale, Jagadeesh, and Kent Smetters. "Measuring Social Security's Financial Problems." Library of Congress. Library of Congress, Jan. 2005. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This essay explained the current economic problems Social Security is facing and how statistics are clouding the issue. Hardman, John. "The Great Depression and the New Deal." Stanford. Stanford, 26 July 1999. Web. 22 Feb. 2014. This essay reinforced what I knew about the Great Depression and the ideas behind Social Security. It also helped me learn a bit about how benefits have changed over the decades. Hathorn, Billy. 19th Century Food Items, Bellamy Masion, Wilmington, NC. Digital image. Wikipedia Commons. Wikipedia, 13 July 2012. Web. 5 Feb. 2014. I used this picture to show how the all-important item of food is rivaled by the importance of money after the Industrial Revolution. "History of Weaving." Jill's Family Ancestory. Jill's Family Ancestory, 1 Apr. 2009. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. I used a sketch on here of weaving to contrast how weaving like many other types of labor changed after the Industrial Revolution. Hoskins, Dalmer D. "U.S. Social Security at 75 Years: An International Perspective." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, 3 Nov. 2010. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This very useful source helped me understand the international context of Social Security, and how American social security compares to other countries'. I learned about the large dependent and survivor benefits American social security has. Kearney, John R. "Social Security and the "D" in OASDI: The History of a Federal Program Insuring Earners Against Disability." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, 2005. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. This article helped deepen my understanding of the disability portion of Social Security. Lanset, Andy. ""Share the Wealth": Huey Long Talks to the Nation." History Matters. American Social History Productions, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This article teached me about Huey Long and his Share our Wealth plan. It helped me build context for Social Security and see what programs pressured Roosevelt in his New Deal.

Liebenberg, Sandra. "Social Security as a Human Right." Circle of Rights. University of Minnesota, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This article really explained the difference between social insurance and assistance. Insurance is based on contributions. It also argued for why social security is a right and what social security needs to achieve in order for the government to have protected the right. Martin, Patricia P., and David A. Weaver. "Social Security: A Program and Policy History." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, 2005. Web. 23 Feb. 2014. This article gave a comprehensive history of Social Security and helped me record how the benefits of the program have expanded over time. Price, Daniel N. "Unemployment Insurance, Then and Now, 1935-85." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, Oct. 1985. Web. 19 Feb. 2014. This essay really helped me understand what the unemployment benefits of the Act were and how they were implemented. It also explained what the Act had tried to achieve. A sketch of a factory with a smokestack. Digital image. Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Budapest University of Technology and Economics, n.d. Web. 8 Feb. 2014. I used this picture to show the use of factories after the Industrial Revolution. "Social Security Act of 1935." Desert Sands Unified School District. Desert Sands Unified School District, n.d. Web. 26 Oct. 2013. The article explained how Social Security meant the government was achieving one of its responsibility to its citizens, giving them economic stability and control. "Social Security: The Wisconsin Connection." Wisconsin Historical Society. Wisconsin Historical Society, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. The website article helped me understand more context. It described how the Industrial Revolution and Great Depression put many people in unemployment and ruined their livelihoods. Starr, Paul. "Why We Need Social Security." The American Prospect. Princeton University, Feb. 2005. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. This article aided me in understanding the effects of Social Security, including how it protects the middle-class and the retired, and is a balance between equity and adequacy. "Traditional Sources of Economic Security." Social Security Website. Social Security Administration, n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2014. I used several pictures on this website for context. I also learned a lot on how Social Security advanced. "What Would Our Founding Fathers Think of America Today." What Would Our Founding Fathers Think of America Today. Americans for Prosperity, 3 July 2012. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. I used a picture here of the founding fathers.