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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.
The objective of any economic policy is not just to create a prosperous country. The USA, no doubt, is a prosperous nation. But, can we boast of being a great society? Although, our accomplishments are many, there are still as many unfinished tasks confronting us.What are the unfinished tasksmust be…
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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 which started t…
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The Higher Education Act The war on poverty.Formation of medicare  Another TakeIt is not possible to calculate the true cost of LBJ's Great Society programs. Considering just one such program, MediCare, the unfunded mandate measures in the tens of trillions of dollars. MedicAid, another Johnso…
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Some of the main tasks faced by an economic system are: What goods to produce? What combination of inputs to use? How to use resources? Present time versus future Who will consume? How to maintain economic growth?
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New Deal - Great Society The New Deal and its policies show that the Depression of the 1930s led to extraordinary testing of federal educational programs. The New Deal set guide that redefined the federal government's position in education. The government used organizations such as the Civilian Con…
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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 which started…
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A great number were created and while many have been eliminated, under funded or consolidated a few such as Medicare, Medicade and Food Stamps have become a part of US society. A few of the others include: Job Corps, Neighborhood Youth Corps, VISTA, Office of Economic Opportunity, National Endowment…
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Medicaid, Medicare, and The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are in effect today. I typed "elementary and secondary education act" into Google and came up with the Department of Education page on the Act of 1965 and 2001 - it turned into No Child Left Behind. Overall, Medicare…
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There are no known successes of the Great Society. Consider the signature "accomplishments" of LBJ's Great Society:Hugely expanded welfare programsMedicaidMedicareFood stamps Critics at the time pointed out that these massive entitlement programs, though popular, would expand and become unsustainab…
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The establishment of Medicare The Higher Education Act The War on Poverty
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The Vietnam War deflected people from the aims of his Great Society.
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Lyndon B Johnson.
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The Great Society of President Lyndon B. Johnson was launched in 1964. This set of programs was intended to eliminate poverty and racial injustice.
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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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FDR's New Deal attempted to fix the screw up the government started in the first place, by taking perfectly good factory workers and telling their employers that they couldn't hire them, and taking them to Montana to build fire towers instead. He forced farmers to burn crops and kill livestock, in …
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Medicaid and Medicare
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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 REGIONAL DEV…
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There are a number of prosperous areas of Italy. Some of these include Rome, Milan, as well as in Sardinia.
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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.
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Peggy Eaton was snubbed by the wives of President Andrew Jackson's Cabinet members. The President then took it upon himself to defend Peggy and introduce her into society.
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The Great Society was President Lyndon Johnson's effort to cure social ills, such as racism and poverty, via government programs. Although success was moderate, it needs to be understood that following Johnson's departure, three Republican presidents, Nixon, Ford and Reagan, effectively gutted the p…
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eliminate poverty and racial injustices
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Presiden Lyndon Baines Johnson wanted to get rid on the slums of cities, restored people stricken with poverty back to good measures, provided education for the less fortunate, and to give full rights to blacks and other minorities.
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The Great Society led to dramatic improvements in health and welfare for the elderly and poor. It also narrowed the economic gap between whites and blacks.
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Johnson's program to improve individual rights and employment opportunities
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Senators who wanted less government.
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Medicare was created in the Great Society program to help the elderly afford medical costs.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ)
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It was part of the warren court stutitional organization
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Poor people and minorities. Another take...The intended beneficiaries of LBJ's "Great Society" were -- and still are -- the Democrats.All rosy rhetoric aside, Johnson's grand plan was meant to benefit his own party and himself. It was carefully crafted to carve specific blocks of votes away from th…
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The Great Society was a war on poverty and was led by Lyndon B Johnson. There were several things involved in the Great Society : a. Higher Education Act which allowed more students to attend college from things such as Pell Grants and loans, etc. b. It also included the Water Quality Act which…
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The American Civil War was from 1861-1865. The Confederacy finally surrendered to The Union on April 9, 1865. This also marked the end of end of slavery in the United States as well.
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In a successful society, both individuals and the society itself will have goals set for itself. For example, in the past, the USA had the goal to put a man on the moon.
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Richard Nixon extended the reach of the existing Great Society initiative by expanding funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, which were established under the Great Society initiative.
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It had to do with companies and people using pestacides and how it affects the enviorment, and what it does to those around it and who live in it. When people read it, they tried to quit using these harsh chemicals in our enviorment. Hope this helps.
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"The task of economic policy is to create a prosperous America. The unfinished task of prosperous Americans is to build a Great Society. Our accomplishments have been many; these tasks remain unfinished."
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the great society actually started in U.S.
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President Lyndon Johnson fervently supported the army of South Vietnam. However, he was reluctant to send US troops as it would decline his popularity and he wanted to win in the 1964 election. He supported sabotage efforts by Operation Plan 34B in North Vietnam. Johnson sent US troops to South Viet…
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The Great Society was a war on poverty and was led by Lyndon B Johnson. There were several things involved in the Great Society : a. Higher Education Act which allowed more students to attend college from things such as Pell Grants and loans, etc. b. It also included the Water Quality Act which star…
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The Vietnam War was very damaging to Johnson's Great Society aspirations. People were outraged by the premise and practices of the war.
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Lyndon B. Johnson diverted fund from the Great Society programs to be spent on Arm, Troops, and other defenses essential to fight the Vietnam War
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The Great Society was a war on poverty and was led by Lyndon B Johnson. There were several things involved in the Great Society but a few of them are the Higher Education Act which allowed more students to attend college from things such as Pell Grants and loans, etc. It also included the Water Qual…
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The Great Society had several major goals. Full civil rights for blacks and other minorities, economic help for the poor and disadvantaged of all races (known as the War on Poverty), the establishment of governmental agencies to train unemployed, generous funding for schools and colleges, and specia…
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they both increased the role of the Federal Government in dealing with social and economic problems
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All societies have had: people "thinkers" vs. "doers"; leaders and followers a type of "religion" or a set of beliefs in a "power bigger than humans" (could have been pagan beliefs or more religious beliefs) "levels" of people (rich vs. poor, haves vs. have-nots) contact with animals or fish rela…
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Most of the justices on the Warren Court were appointed by Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Earl Warren was the guiding force on the Court, so Johnson really can't take credit for that. The Great Society, which spawned Medicaid and Medicare, the US government's initial foray into health care reform, was …
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Medicare, medicaid, war on poverty
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Some have said that "art" is short for "artifact." I would argue that any object carries the DNA of its culture/its time. The materials used in the creation of a piece of art reveals the resources of the time. Certain hand-ground pigments were mixed with binders that were abundant in the region in p…
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medicare, war on poverty, food stamps, civil rights act, voting rights act, to name a few
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The federal government's roles was to create and implement programs that would meet th
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The Federal budget increased tremendously after the Great Society programs became law.
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The Truman Doctrine replaced the non-interventionist foreign policy of the United States to one that zealously resisted attempts at subjugation by the Soviet Union. At the beginning of the Cold War, it was believed that any means necessary should be employed to avoid the further spread of communism.
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The prosperity resulting from the strong economy.
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Some of the economic resources that societies use to achieve their goals include public borrowing and monetary policies. The authorities also build public infrastructure such as fabrication labs, bridges, ports and railways to ease business. This ain't right 😤😤✋✋
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dual federalism is
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It narrowed the economic gap between whites and blacks.
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The chief criticisms were that it would lead to additional "big government"; it would be extremely expensive; it would raise taxes; and that it would bring the Federal government into areas which should be reserved for the states and local governments.All of the criticisms came to pass.
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Unlike the old New Deal, which was a response to a severe financial and economic calamity, the Great Society initiatives came just as the United States' post-World War II prosperity was starting to fade, but before the coming decline was being felt by the middle and upper classes.
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One of the reasons support for the Great Society declined in the late 1960's were issues with the Vietnam war. The Vietnam war greatly reduced the amount of political power that could be used promoting The Great Society. Johnson felt that he was going to be criticized either way. If he elected to…
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Medicare and Medicaid, the NEA and NEH, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Legislation included the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Water Quality Act, Air Quality Act, and Water Pollution Act.
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the facts that politics were towards the left and providing civil rights
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When President Lyndon Johnson announced his war on poverty, the center piece of his Great Society, he stood before the cameras on the front porch of a poor Appalachian man and his 6 children. Thirty years later, all the children had moved away in search of economic opportunity and the same old man …
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Elementary and secondary education act Medicare Medicaid Housing and urban development act
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it helped in the education and poverty.
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Lyndon B. Johnson, the thirty-sixth president of the USA.
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I am not quite sure what you want to know. "Great Society" was a term used by President Lyndon Johnson to decribe a legislative agenda intended to end poverty and racial discrimination in the US. Ending poverty included more job training, better education at all levels, new jobs, low-cost health ins…
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by helping artists and scholars throughthe national endowment for the arts and humanities
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The day the country gained its independence.
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The internet is currently leaving an impact on society today, as there are cyberbullies, anti-social people, and others, but there is also a lot more up-sides to the internet, so it shouldn't matter too much.
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1929 ....Canadian woman legally declared "persons"1920 ...league of nations formed1920 ....food/drug act to protect can. against health hazards1921....quaker oats intro. quick cooking oat meal1924....popsicle patented1929....wall street stock crash
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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.
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Immigration increased steadily .
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The great society lead to greater protection for consumers through the passage of the national traffic and motor vehicle safety act.
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1. A bigger federal government is better than a bigger state governmentso Alexander Hamilton wrote§ "Let us see what will be the consequences of not authorizing the federal government to regulate the trade of these states. Besides the want of revenue and of power; besides the immediate risk to o…
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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 unemploy…
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to end poverty and racial injustice in the U.S.
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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 America…
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Destroyed families which are the fabric of society.
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he is a secsess and your not
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the philosphy was to eliminate poverty and eradicate racial injustice through education, medical care, and making better urban life
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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 i…
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