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  • 1. The Johnson Years
  • 2.  
  • 3. What were LBJ’s domestic priorities/accomplishments?
  • 4. What were LBJ’s domestic priorities/accomplishments?
    • Used mourning to push Civil Rights
    • Declares a war on poverty
    • Most gov’t spending since the New Deal
  • 5.
    • Great Society…
    • Economic Opportunity Act
    • Head Start
    • Job Corps
    • Upward Bound
  • 6.
    • Elementary and Secondary Education Act: $1 billion
    • Voting Rights Act
    • Medicare
    • Higher Ed. Act: $650 million
    • National Endowment for the Arts
  • 7. What were the crucial issues of the election of 1964?
  • 8. What were the crucial issues of the election of 1964?
    • Vietnam
    • Goldwater said...
      • bomb North Vietnam
      • get rid of TVA
      • get rid of Soc. Security
      • Johnson won by a landslide