By the spring of 1964, hehad begun to use the name "Great Society" to describe his reformprogram, and that term received even more play after hislandslide victory over conservative Republican Barry Goldwater inthe presidential election of that year.
On Jan. 4, 1965, in his State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson outlined the goals of ”the Great Society,” a set of domestic programs designed to advance civil rights and aid those in poverty.
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Johnson's Great Society To Infinity and Beyond: The Great Society was: 1.) "A challenge constantly renewed, beckoning us toward a destiny
where the meaning of our lives matches the marvelous products of our labor." - Lyndon B, Johnson Great Society ESP Economic: "War on Poverty" By: Mariah Maki Commencement Address at the University of Michigan LBJ as President G.S.
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When President Lyndon B. Johnson came to Eastern Kentucky on April 24, 1964, to promote an ambitious attack on poverty, he made clear what he hoped the nation would accomplish.
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Johnson’s social welfare programs were the most contentious aspect of the Great Society. The issue of social welfare remains controversial today, particularly as increasing numbers of Americans slip under the poverty line. In 2010, The Times series addressed the topic of rising poverty in the U.S.
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Johnson’s hopes for a Great Society were undermined by the war in Vietnam, which forced restrictions on domestic spending and destroyed his popularity. He chose not to run for re-election, and many of his Great Society programs were cut by subsequent administrations. Parts of the Great Society however, most notably the civil rights legislation and the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
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In addition, the Great Society included the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Voting Rights Act of 1968. The program also addressed a wide range of societal needs, such as funding for the arts, environmental protection and urban development,.
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SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Jan. 22--Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the United States, died today of an apparent heart attack suffered at his ranch in Johnson City, Tex.