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Which movement focused on helping individuals correct personal flaws that landed them in poverty?

Charity Organization Society Movement

Charity Organization Societies relied on which group to provide needed services to the poor?

friendly visitors

Who was care for the poor provided by before the Elizabethan Poor Law?

the church

Expecting poor people to achieve economic security through their own efforts is an example of:

laissez-faire point of view

The practice of helping those in need while insisting on responsibility and results most accurately describes:

compassionate conservatism

The Great Society and the War on Poverty are associated with which presidential administration?

Lyndon B. Johnson

Settlement houses and charity organizations operated during what period of American history?

late 1800s and early 1900s

Many public buildings such as libraries and hospitals were built by unemployed adults during the Great Depression under the auspices of the:

Works Progress Administration

Poor and immigrant city dwellers received needed services and took part in recreational and educational activities in:

settlement houses

During colonial times, the "unworthy poor" were sent to:


physical structure where community based services and advocacy for the poor and disenfranchised are carried out

settlement house

1st relief organization to develop program for the needy; used "scientific philanthropy" which incorporated individual assessment and development of coordinated service efore providing services

charity organization society

belonged to an organization to asisst the urban poor; worked with charity organization society

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1935; welfare service that provided public service jobs and employed approximately 8 million workers during the Depression

Works Progress Administration

settlement house established by Jane Addams in 1869 in the worst Chicago neighborhood; addressed problems of poor housing, low wages, child labor, juvenile delinquency and disease; major social action agency

Hull House

place where the unworthy poor were sent to


place where the worthy poor were sent to receive minimal care

Almshouse (indoor relief)

providing cash assistance that allowed individuals to remain in their own homes

outdoor relief

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