APUSH LBJ Domestic

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APUSH LBJ Domestic

  1. 1. LBJ and The Great Society <ul><li>LBJ works to push JFK ideas after assassination </li></ul><ul><li>LBJ desire to be remembered, finish Abe Lincoln quest </li></ul><ul><li>FDR influence, 1937 FDR prediction of LBJ </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>1964 JFK tax cut signed </li></ul><ul><li>1964 Environment bills for clean air, clean water, conservation (Ralph Nader - liberal activist) </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Opportunity Act - to start War on Poverty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Billion dollars advocated for 10 programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary & Secondary Education Act </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training and education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Headstart </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>College work study programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Low interest student & business loans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small farmer aid </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CAP - community action programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Loans to business to hire the long term unemployed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Legal Service Program for poor to get lawyers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VISTA - Volunteer In Service To America </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>1964 Civil Rights Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ban discrimination in public accomodations, education, employment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1965 Voting Rights Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ban literacy tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorize federal intervention for blacks to register to vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Led to massive riots </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1965 Medicare (Universal Hospital Insurance for Elderly) </li></ul><ul><li>1965 Medicaid (Federal Money to suppliment states for helping the poor, under age 65) </li></ul><ul><li>1965 Food and Stamp program </li></ul><ul><li>1965 Higher Education Act - assistance to colleges for low interest loans, scholarships, aid for poor children </li></ul><ul><li>1965 National Arts & Humanities Act </li></ul><ul><li>1968 National Housing Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low interest loans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban Renewal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ban housing discrimination </li></ul></ul>

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