The Military Origins of Federal Social Welfare Programs: Early British and Colonial American Precedents
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This dissertation is a descriptive interpretation of historical documents concerning the evolution of governmental social welfare services to soldiers. The term soldiers and army also include sailors and navy in this dissertation and their families in sixteenth century England and colonial and Revolutionary War America. Governmental services refers to specific program which were codified into law by parliament in England and by colonial or provincial and, later, federal governments in America.
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