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The Great Society was a war on poverty led by Lyndon B Johnson. It involved many public programs to better society and help bring the American population out of poverty.
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The inspiration for great society programs came from the fact that US politics were towards the left and providing civil rights.
Immigration increased steadily .
There are no known successes of the Great Society. Consider the signature "accomplishments" of LBJ's Great Society: . Hugely expanded welfare programs . Medicaid . Medicare . Food stamps Critics at the time pointed out that these massive entitlement programs, though popular, would expand and...
The great society lead to greater protection for consumers throughthe passage of the national traffic and motor vehicle safety act.
The establishment of Medicare. The Higher Education Act. The War on Poverty
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One of the major accomplishments of the Great Society was passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Act put the power of the federal government behind the rights of blacks and other minorities to vote. The creation of the Office of Economic Opportunity funded a Jobs Corps that retrained...
Some argued that the Federal Government couldn't, or shouldn't, handle the nation's social problems in response to the War on Poverty. Still others held that the program made for a listless country. The program also came under fire from those who thought that the underpinnings of the African...
Destroyed families which are the fabric of society.
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the philosphy was to eliminate poverty and eradicate racial injustice through education, medical care, and making better urban life
Only 11% of Americans were below the poverty line well into Nixon's administration because of the Great Society. Another benefit of the program was the creation of Medicaid and Medicare which are very important programs in America today. It also achieved the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which did many...
1. W.I.C. - Helps poor mothers of babies. 2. Food Stamps - Discounts to help purchase essential needs. 3. Red Cross - Helps with tragedies, and injuries.
It provided federal scholarships to assist students with tuition.
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President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Lyndon Johnson was the President who started the Great Society programs. The Great Society was a set of domestic programs proposed or enacted in the United States on the initiative of President Lyndon B. Johnson. Two main goals of the Great Society social reforms were the elimination of poverty...
President Lyndon B. Johnson's "Great Society," an agenda to combatpoverty, strengthen civil rights and public education, renew urbancommunities, and protect the environment, was criticized by somefor increasing government size.
the four major failures of the great society are\n-republican comeback.\n-trouble on all fronts.\n-black unrest.\n-student unrest.
The Great Society eliminated the troubles of thepoor. The Wilderness Protection Act saved 9.1 million acres offorestland from industrial development. The Elementary andSecondary education act provided funding for public schools. TheVoting Rights Act banned literacy tests and other methods ofdenying...
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the US.
The Great Society focused on eliminating poverty (War on Poverty) and racial injustice (both Civil Rights Acts and the Voting Rights Act) and overcoming disease (Medicare and Medicaid) and ignorance (Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Higher Education Act).
Lyndon Johnson was the President who started the Great Society progams.
The Vietnam War deflected people from the aims of his GreatSociety.
Lyndon B Johnson.
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The Great Society of President Lyndon B. Johnson was launched in1964. This set of programs was intended to eliminate poverty andracial injustice.
tax reduction act medicare act omnibus housing act elementary and secondary education act civil rights act these are just a few of them there are a lot more but I'm to lazy/busy to type them all on here.
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The Great Society led to dramatic improvements in health and welfare for the elderly and poor.
They wanted to help America's new industries compete with foreign industries.
to end poverty and racial injustice in america (NOVANET)
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Poverty: . The Great Society was a war on poverty and was led by Lyndon B Johnson. There were several things involved in the Great Society :. Higher Education Act which allowed more students to attend college from things such as Pell Grants and loans, etc. . It also included the Water Quality Act...
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The Great Society was a project of his, which created Medicare, Medicaid, and for the first time made it possible for people who weren't elderly or disabled to make their entire living, income, housing, healthcare, the whole works, without having to work, all for free from the federal government.
This was called the New Federalism. Nixon had ideas for getting ridof these programs and sending the country into a differentdirection.
the infant mortality rate declined
president johnson cut back on great society programs to help pay for the war
the goal of the great society is for helping poor people and stop poverty.
Senators who wanted less government.
Funding was needed for the Vietnam war
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It was a body of legislation which included laws that upheld civil rights, public broadcasting, Medicare, Medicaid, environmental protection, aid to education, and his "War on Poverty."
It was a remarkable outpouring of important legislation, but its achievements were far short of what it had promised..
The Great Society Was The Domestic program Of Lyndon B. Johnson
1964- TAX REDUCTION ACT cut corporate and individual taxes to stimulate growth 1964- ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT created job corps, VISTA, project head start, and other programs to fight "war on poverty" 1965- MEDICAL CARE ACT established medicare and medicaid programs 1965- APPALACHIAN...
to end povery and racial injustic in america
\n. "An end to poverty and racial injustice".
Recalling the violence and turmoil that plagued the nation in 1968, the journalist and historian Garry Wills wrote, "There was a sense everywhere . . . that things were giving way. That [people] had not only lost control of [their] history, but might never regain it." From the book
Lyndon Johnson used the term to describe his social initiatives.
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The main goals in the Great Society were putting an end to both poverty, and racial injustice.
The goal was to abolish poverty and establish racial equality. Theattempt to abolish poverty did not work because it could not endthe underlying reasons for poverty. It is almost impossible tochange people's work attitudes or life styles. There were a lot ofexpensive programs but much of the money...
President Johnson cut back on Great Society Programs to help pay fro the war - GradPoint/NovaNet
Cut poverty,improve health and education,and to gurantee equal rights
To improve health and education
The Great Society was a set of social reforms initiated primarily by President Lyndon Johnson aimed at the elimination of poverty and racial injustice and thus the creation of a Great Society.
Major goals of President Johnson's Great Society were to help end poverty and to end discrimination in voter registration..
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The war diverted Johnson and the people away from his "great society"; he wanted to be remembered for "his" great society, not the war. Johnson hated the Vietnam War so much that he refused to run for president in 1968.
President Lyndon B. Johnson created domestic programs that were referred to as the Great Society. The programs were designed to eliminate poverty and racial injustice.
As Medicare & medicaid has goal of affordable care for elders and for those who are permanently disable it facilitate such people with reasonable health care, hence it fits in with great society goals of providing affordable health care system.