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In 1867, an orphanage in Connecticut became the location of the first welfare empire, which provided welfare benefits for orphans and widows and also extended financial assistance to needy farmers. These empires also played a role in fostering the idea of family.

In this image taken on October 5, 2011, former President Jimmy Carter poses before touring the George Washington Memorial in Washington, D.C. He will attend the official service at the Washington Monument in March 2012. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters)

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But the legacy of this welfare economy has its defenders, who see a bright future for working families, as well as the future of our nation — and that is why it’s important for those of us who care passionately about this issue to be alive to our past, to talk about what we lost, and to imagine what our nation would be like without welfare in the 21st century.

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