Navigate to the editorial from your student website by performing the following:
Click the Library tab.
Click University Library.
Click the Multimedia Library Resource.
Click Issues and Controversies.
Click Issues by subject.
Click Families and Youth.
Click Housing and Homelessness.
Click Resolved: The U.S. federal government should substantially increase social services for persons living in poverty in the United States.
Read the entire article Supporters Argue and Opponents Argue.
Create 10- to 12-slides using PowerPoint®.
Touch upon the following points:
What does the article list as the number of poor in America?
Can Social Services and aid for poor families be the solution for the nation’s problem?
What is meant by the term, “social safety net”?
2007 is the year considered to “deepen America’s recession”, what types of issues contributed to America’s recession.
Review the U.S Poverty Threshold for families, what does this mean?
Lyndon Johnson had a central goal of his “Great Society”, he made many references to it in his speech. Here is an excerpt from the speech, “The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents…. It is a place where the city of man serves not only the needs of the body and the demands of commerce but the desire for beauty and the hunger for community.” What are your thoughts on Lyndon Johnson and having a great society?