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Johnson and the Great Society. First Term- picking up the pieces The War on Poverty The Election of 1964 LBJ Triumphant. LBJ. LBJ’s Legislative Priorities. LBJ’s Legislative Priorities. Civil Rights Legislation. LBJ’s Legislative Priorities. Civil Rights Legislation
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Johnson and the Great Society
  • First Term- picking up the pieces
  • The War on Poverty
  • The Election of 1964
  • LBJ Triumphant
  • LBJLBJ’s Legislative PrioritiesLBJ’s Legislative Priorities
  • Civil Rights Legislation
  • LBJ’s Legislative Priorities
  • Civil Rights Legislation
  • A Tax Cut to Stimulate the Economy
  • LBJ’s Legislative Priorities
  • Civil Rights Legislation
  • A Tax Cut to Stimulate the Economy
  • An Unconditional “War on Poverty”
  • Economic Opportunities Bill1964Economic Opportunities Bill1964
  • Job Corps- teach job skills to youth.
  • Economic Opportunities Bill1964
  • Job Corps- teach job skills to youth.
  • VISTA- a domestic Peace Corps
  • Economic Opportunities Bill1964
  • Job Corps- teach job skills to youth.
  • VISTA- a domestic Peace Corps
  • Community Action Program- allowed poor people to administer their own programs.
  • Economic Opportunities Bill1964
  • Job Corps- teach job skills to youth.
  • VISTA- a domestic Peace Corps
  • Community Action Program- allowed poor people to administer their own programs.
  • Head Start- Pre-school for poor children
  • Economic Opportunities Bill1964
  • Job Corps- teach job skills to youth.
  • VISTA- a domestic Peace Corps
  • Community Action Program- allowed poor people to administer their own programs.
  • Head Start- Pre-school for poor children
  • Upward Bound- to prepare poor youth for college.
  • Democratic candidates- LBJand Hubert HumphreyGeorge Wallace- independentRepublican Barry GoldwaterJohnson’s Legislation Johnson’s Legislation
  • Medicare- health care for elderly
  • Johnson’s Legislation
  • Medicare- health care for elderly
  • Medicaid- health care for the poor
  • Johnson’s Legislation
  • Medicare- health care for elderly
  • Medicaid- health care for the poor
  • Higher Education Act- Federal loans for college students
  • Johnson’s Legislation
  • Medicare- health care for elderly
  • Medicaid- health care for the poor
  • Higher Education Act- Federal loans for college students
  • Economic Development and Housing Aid
  • Johnson’s Legislation
  • Medicare- health care for elderly
  • Medicaid- health care for the poor
  • Higher Education Act- Federal loans for college students
  • Economic Development and Housing Aid
  • Minimum wage and Social Security increased.
  • LBJ’s Legislation
  • National Endowment for the Arts- federal $ for arts and cultural activities.
  • LBJ’s Legislation
  • National Endowment for the Arts- federal $ for arts and cultural activities.
  • Highway Safety Act- Created automobile and highway standards.
  • LBJ’s Legislation
  • National Endowment for the Arts- federal $ for arts and cultural activities.
  • Highway Safety Act- Created automobile and highway standards.
  • Voting Rights Act- prohibited discrimination in voting based on race.
  • LBJ’s Legislation
  • National Endowment for the Arts- federal $ for arts and cultural activities.
  • Highway Safety Act- Created automobile and highway standards.
  • Voting Rights Act- prohibited discrimination in voting based on race.
  • LBJ’s Legislation
  • National Endowment for the Arts- federal $ for arts and cultural activities.
  • Highway Safety Act- Created automobile and highway standards.
  • Voting Rights Act- prohibited discrimination in voting based on race.
  • 1st Black Supreme Court Justice- Thurgood
  • Marshall
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