Lyndon B. Johnson

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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

Johnson became president in 1963 after the assasination of President John F. Kennedy. President Johnson before being a president served in US house of represenitives and as the US senate. He served in office from 1963 to 1970.

Voting Rights 1965 " It outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the Civil War, including literacy tests as a prerequisite to voting"(Ourdocuments.gov)

The Great SocietyDomestic Programs in the US statred by President Johnson 1964-1965. The major goal of this Great Society was to lessen poverty and racial injustice.

Civil Rights Act 1964 On July 2,1964 this act banned discrimination including in all public places. Schools and work became merged with all races. Discrimination had finnaly became illegal with all work.

Warren Commission This comission decidedif Oswald was alone whenhe commited the murder of President Kennedys death.

War on PovertyThis started that due to the countrysnational poverty rate on 19 percent,and he wanted to change and fix thatso that percentage would decress.This helped people living in poverty and provided them with workby a set of government programs

Medicare and Medicade These are programs that are given to provide low- cost health insurance to people struggling with money and elders.

Culture, Fads and Fashions of the 60'sThe afro was very popular during this time.Barbie dolls were being sold dramatically. Go go boots, Granny glasses, bell bottoms, and tie dye t shirts were all big fashion trends during the 60's.

Civil Rights act of 1968This act "prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin and sex"(history.com). This was a big deal for the US due to it being such an accomplishment during The civil rights time

VistaThis is an anti-poverty program. People that wanted to would go allaround the US to help make educational systems better and to help the people living in poverty live a more fair life.


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