The following are some of the Benefits and Programs Brought to You by the Democratic Party

 

19th Amendment - Women's Right to Vote.

Apollo 11 - First manned moon mission.

Social Security - Social Insurance Program.

Medicare - Health insurance for seniors.

NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a political and military alliance between the US, Canada and Europe.

Medicaid - Health program for low income people.

Securities and Exchange Act Law - governing the secondary trading of securities.

Rural Electrification Act - Federal loans for the installation of electricity to serve rural areas.

Peace Corps - American volunteers promoting peace and friendship around the world.

Unemployment Benefits - Payment to the unemployed.

Fair Labor Standards Act - End of child labor.

Servicemen's Readjustment Act - Benefits for Returning GIs, The GI Bill.

Federal Home Loan Program -  Allows lower income Americans to borrow money for the purchase of a home.

National Industrial Recovery Act - 8 hour day, minimum wage, paid overtime and right to collective bargaining

National School Lunch Act - Free or low cost meals for children.

Voting Rights Act - Prohibits voting discrimination.

National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis - Forerunner of the March of Dime.

Head Start Program - Comprehensive services for low income families.

Civil Rights Act - Prohibits discrimination.

Marshall Plan European Recovery Act - post WWII rebuilding of Europe.

Financial Aid for Higher Education Loans - Guaranteed student loan.

Family and Medical Leave Act - Provide employees job protected unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons.

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act - Overrode the Supreme Court's limitation of employee rights.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Health care reform.


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