Research the history of the United States Social Security program, based on the Social Security Act of 1935. Explain the history of the program, the original design of the program and the expansion of the program. Discuss the financial concerns of the program and the program amendments of 1983 based on the recommendation of the National Commission on Social Security Reform. Discuss your view of future changes that could be implemented to maintain the structure and stability of the program.
The paper must be double-spaced, paginated, have one-inch margins, and be in Times New Roman 12-point font. The form and style of the paper must follow the Sixth Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). Papers shall include: 1) Cover Page 2) Table of Contents 3) Abstract 4) Body of the Paper (analysis), to include a proper introduction and conclusion 5) Reference page. Be sure to spell check all written material. Please save the document in Microsoft Office Word format. The paper must be submitted in MyCourses Learning software (drop box), not via email. Please remember, the paper must have at least 5 FULL pages of analysis (body of the paper). Failure to have at least 5 FULL pages of analysis will result in a grade that is not passing (partial pages do not count as a full page). All other sections of the paper do not count toward the length requirement.