For this task, complete the following:
- Choose an example of how the government has impacted public policy. For example: Social Security Act, the Affordable Care Act, the 18th Amendment (the Volstead Act), No Child Left Behind, the US PATRIOT Act, the 16th Amendment (income tax), the 19th Amendment (right of women to vote), or a topic of your choice.
- Analyze how the public policy that you chose has impacted the U.S. government.
- Discuss if these changes were beneficial for the American public or not. Support your answer.
- How did individual states and the media react to the actions of the federal government? Be specific, and cite examples.
Use a minimum of 3 references to support and reinforce your thoughts. Be sure to include in-text citations and a reference list using APA style.