Social Welfare History

British Influence

1575
1601
1662
1662

Social Welfare in the Colonies- 1619-1783

1620
1620
1620
1620
1620
1620

Independence to the End of the Civil War 1783-1865

1783
1790
1790
1795
1800

Civil War to the Progressive Era 1865-1900

1870
1875
1890
1895
1900
1900

The Progressive Era to the New Deal 1900-1932

1905
1910
1915
1915
1920
1925

The New Deal to WWII 1933-1945

1935
1935
1940
1940
1942

Post World War 2 to the Great Society 1946-1968

1950
1955
1960
1960
1965
1965

The Conservative Response 1969-2008

1970
1975
1980
1985
1990
1995

A New New Deal? 2009- Present

2008