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Steinbrink, John E.; Cook, Jeremy W. – Social Studies, 2002
Social Security is a contemporary topic that exemplifies a social issue-centered approach to social studies, one that allows students to get beyond the school walls to analyze a contemporary topic that ultimately affects virtually everyone. In this article, the authors provide a brief history of Social Security, describe how it is funded and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, United States History, Federal Legislation, Current Events