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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

President Johnson suffered a credibility gap as a result of the Vietnam War. This war was the first televised war. News reporters were able to cover this war and send back pictures and other images...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

The role of government in the American economy and society was a significant component in the presidencies of both Johnson and Reagan. Johnson's Great Society program, with its significant...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

Whether or not the Great Society was a success depends on how you define success. The bottom line is that it had no lasting effects. It did spur the country on to some form of optimism, and...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2011, 2:46 pm (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

Medicaid was signed into law as Title XIX of the 1965 Social Security Act, along with Medicare. At its heart, Medicaid covers a set of mandatory healthcare services for the elderly (who are the...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

Ronald Reagan, a former actor, was a Republican who served two terms as governor of California before his election as the 40th United States president in 1980. He was re-elected in 1984, retiring...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

In his campaigns, President Lyndon Johnson stated that it was for the interest of the nation to support a social reform order also known as the Great Society, for the purpose of facilitating...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2015, 8:54 am (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

During the 1960s, immigration policy in the United States underwent large changes. Previously, immigration to the United States was dictated by a quota system that heavily favored people from...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office to become President of the United States on an airplane (specifically, on Air Force One, the presidential airplane) sitting on the tarmac at the airport...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

President Johnson’s Great Society program reflected the change in how people viewed the government’s role in our society. Beginning with the Great Depression, people began to expect the federal...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2017, 11:48 pm (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

President Lyndon Johnson’s administration passed several reforms and one that directly relates to the War on Poverty was the Civil Rights Act. The implementation of the Civil Rights Act was...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

In 1965, General Westmoreland, commander of US forces in Vietnam, requested more ground troops from President Johnson. He also expressed his support for "Operation Rolling Thunder," a sustained...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2019, 10:56 am (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the bill that created Medicare and Medicaid as an amendment to the Social Security Act of 1935. Medicare provided hospital and medical insurance...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

Johnson's domestic achievements included not just the passing of landmark civil rights legislation and the implementation of the Great Society program but also a sustained period of economic...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

President Johnson played a critical role in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the development of the Great Society programs. When John F. Kennedy was President, he had little success...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2016, 10:25 pm (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

The main feature of President Johnson's Great Society was a push to eliminate poverty. Johnson attempted to do this in a number of ways. He attempted to do this through education, providing Head...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2011, 1:37 am (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

When Lyndon Johnson’s National Security Advisor suggested that President Lyndon B. Johnson discuss the growing conflict in Vietnam during the 1964 election, Johnson replied by saying: “I see what...

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

First, we must realize that impact of specific government programs on economic conditions, is something that is exceedingly difficult to accurately assess. There are many things that can cause...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2013, 3:56 pm (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

The major reason for this was the Vietnam War. When the Vietnam War started going badly, it overshadowed all of Johnson's other actions and led him to decide not to even run for reelection in...

Latest answer posted May 1, 2011, 3:03 am (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

After the assassination of President Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson became President. Lyndon Johnson wanted to be known as a great president. He wanted a reputation similar to the reputation Franklin D....

Latest answer posted May 7, 2016, 8:48 pm (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

I would say that one of the most profound implications of Johnson's "Great Society" was that it was the last time people saw government as a positive agent of change. Johnson believed that...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2011, 6:56 pm (UTC)

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Presidency

According to the PBS article in this link, the Great Society was a set of programs and policies that President Lyndon B. Johnson proposed in an attempt to create a society in which America ended...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2015, 7:51 pm (UTC)

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