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Johnson years

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

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