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Lyndon B. Johnson

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Lyndon Baines Johnson, sometimes referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States. He was the first President to be from Texas.
I'm not sure what Johnson did in 1960, but in 1964, having assumed the presidency after the Kennedy assassination in 1963, he launched a program called the Great Society. The following link will take you to a 1964 graduation speech he made in Michigan in which he talks about the Great Society.http…
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Election As PresidentNovember 3, 1964;POPULAR VOTE: Lyndon B. Johnson / Hubert Humphrey (vp) (Democrat) 43,126,506 (61%) Barry Goldwater (Rpublican) 27,176,799 (39%)ELECTORIAL VOTE: Johnson 486 Goldwater 52INAUGURAL ADDRESS: January 20, 1965. (S.Menzel)
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Answer He agonized over it, micro managed it and despised it. President Johnson wanted to end the war and that he "trying to win it just as fast as I can in every way that I know how" and later stated that he needed "all the help I can get." In the end he relised that he couldn't win the war and…
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Teddy Geiger is 22 years old (birthdate: September 16, 1988).
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Answer None, it was an undeclared war. Actually, On June 25, 1950 at 11:00 a.m., the Premier of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kim Il Sung, declared war on the Republic of Korea. In response to this declaration and the attack by North Korean forces across the 38th parallel, the Un…
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He sent about 500,000 troops to Vietnam and spent a good deal of the budjet there as well. He got the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed, along with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Both of these were geared toward equal rights for African Americans. His domestic policy plan was known as the "Great Socie…
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Johnson's Great Society programs were designed to end poverty and racism. Medicare and Medicaid are Great Society programs still in existence.
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Medicare; Medicaid; food stamps; civil rights legislation; equal employment opportunity; passed the Civil rights Act 0f1964All under the 'Great Society'
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He wasn't. There is no president in the history of the United States who was an only child. All of US presidents have had siblings.
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That crap about jirachi and doexys is a myth. Its only for a gameshark. Happy hunting!
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LBJ escalated bombing used more AirCav and Airborne rangers from the original deployment plan. He got China to reduce some supplies shipments and got the Phathet Lao involved. Thai could be used a Police in Hanoi which didn't annoy the Vietcong too much. Defoliation helped w/napalm. It went a little…
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President Reagan's death The 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, died of natural causes on June 5, 2004. He was 93 years old and passed away in Bel Air, California in his home. He is buried in Simi Valley, California.
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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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He was said to escalate the Vietnam war to drastic levels that were outrageous.
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November 22, 1963. was the date that Lyndon B. Johnson became president due to the death by assassination of President John Kennedy. The time was about 1 pm. He began a second term on Jan. 20, 1964 and left office on Jan. 20, 1968.
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no because kenndy and mcnara intended to pull our observers out by 1965 Johnson felt that it would be a defeat and increaded our troops.
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Her maiden name was Claudia Alta Taylor. She was born into a wealthy family on December 22, 1912
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No, and he even lost his job because of the Vietnam War.I am not sure that the above answer is accurate but I can't prove it. Johnson was a sneaky, back slapping, glad handing, backroom politician. For years I heard that he had family connections to Bell Helicopters. If that was true he profited eac…
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John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson were both very different men, but they were similar in some ways. Obviously, they both ran as president of the United States. They both ran in the same political party of democrats. Johnson a Texas democrat and Kennedy from Massachusetts. They both exelled in de…
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Johnson was the author of the "Great Society", which gave us long overdue civil rights legislation, medicare, medicaid, education initiatives, and the "War on Poverty". He was, in fact, so liberal that in '65 he commented that he had given the South to the Republicans, as turned out to be the case.
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Yes, he was one of the greatest. He won the war and decreased the taxes lowered government and if you look at polls you'll see what i mean. Like- look at the election results for 1980, 1984. he was an inspirational leader with moral values No, he failed with his " trickle down" theory, doubled ou…
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Answer 6 foot 3 inches tall. On page 80 of Where the Domino Fell , "At six feet four inches he [Lyndon B. Johnson] towered over them ..." And just now on the History channel the "The Presidents 1945-1977" they claim that he was six-two. I guess six-three is a good compromise. Olson, James S.,…
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November 4- like all the other ones- 1960
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20 January 1981 was the date of his first inauguration.
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8 in total. Usually one 4 year stint after the other. However one president (can't remember who) who had a gap between his 2 4 year terms
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Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 - January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, served as the 36th US president from 1963 until 1969. He was the 36th president of the United States. He was Vice President to President John F. Kennedy; when President Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 196…
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To the American public he was a great president more so because of his charisma and optimism than anything else. He was a brilliant orator, hence the nickname "The Great Communicator". Economic performance also made him great, the 80s in general was the most stable period of economic growth in histo…
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Welfare programs for the poor has been around since the 1800's. 1939 unemployment and AFDC programs were adopted to aide those out of work and their children. President Roosevelt began welfare help and establishing Social Security during the depression. In 1996 President Clinton signed a Reconciliti…
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Lyndon Johnson was the President of the US during the Vietnam War from the assassination of John Kennedy until the election of Richard Nixon.
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You have to be 21.
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The age requirement is 35 years old.
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Answer You will need to do some research into the company lore to find that out although it seems unlikely. I just bought an Iver Johnson, and I find no seriel number. Instead, I find T F X where the number should be on the barrel and body.Strictly speculation, but I'm guessing that could be whe…
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She was born to Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Patillo. They gave her the name Claudia Alta Taylor. But a nursemaid, whwen she was younger, noted that she was "As Purty as a Lady Bird." So Lady Bird Stuck.
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Take all measures needed to defend against armed attacks on U.S. forces; commence war against North Vietnam.
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In 1984, Ronald Reagan was elected with 525 electoral votes, the largest number ever won by any president ever. This was also the largest percentage of possible electoral votes ever won. However, the electoral vote system was changed in 1872, so the number of electors won by presidents elected prior…
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Lyndon Johnson had one brother and three sisters. Children of Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr and Rebekah Baines Johnson Lyndon Baines (Aug. 27, 1908- Jan. 27, 1973) Rebekah Luruth Johnson Bobbitt (Sep. 12, 1910- Feb. 4, 1978- Feb. 2, 1978)Josefa Hermine Johnson White Moss (May 16, 1912, Dec, 25, 1961 )Sa…
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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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He was sworn in on Air Force One after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. The date was Nov. 22, 1963.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, was part of the Democratic political party and served from 1963 to 1968.
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On November 8, he was elected as Vice President of the United States, and re-elected to his third term in the United States Senate. The Kennedy-Johnson ticket defeated the Nixon-Lodge ticket in one of the closest elections in American history. On November 22, Lyndon Baines Johnson became the 36th Pr…
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14 I would say nine : Cleveland, Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy,Lyndon Johnson, Carter, Clinton and Obama. Andrew Jackson's Democratic Party elected Jackson, Van Buren, Polk, Pierce and Buchanan, so you get 14 if you add them in to the total. However, the Jackson Democrats split in 186…
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Reagan was president from Jan. 29, 1981 until Jan. 20, 1989.20 January 1981 to 20 January 1989The 40th President of the United States was Ronald Reagan from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989The 40th President of the United States was Ronald Reagan from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989
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yes after martin Luther king encouraged him
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The first time, 1963, he took it in the presidential airplane while it was sitting on the ground at Dallas airport. The second time,1965, he took it outside the capitol in Washington.
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Her maiden name was Claudia Alta Taylor.
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Johnson was unwillingly caught up in the hot battle (Vietnam War) of the Cold War. Johnson was the US's only Presidential Administration to be destroyed by the war. He went on nation wide television and flat out said he would not run for president again, and would NOT ACCEPT nomination for the presi…
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I was in the 25th in 1970....never heard of this base camp........ I spent many months at FSB holiday inn, I was with an artillary unit of the 1st inf. div. we had 6 105 howitzers I was the FDC section chief. I was also an FDC chief (Spec5), via speedy 5 school at Fort Sill , in the 1st inf div...…
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He signed a bill, giving blacks in the south the right to vote for the first time. He helped to build up our economy through his "great society" program. He did a lot to promote not only civil rights but rights of all minority groups, and he was extremely intersted in having public education funded …
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Woodrow Wilson was a college professor and administrator. Chester Arthur, Warren Harding and Lyndon Johnson started out as school teachers. James Garfield taught in college and I think also in a prep school before he taught in college. Bill Clinton and Barack Obama were both law professors before t…
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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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Great Society was the name given to the legislative program of Lyndon B Johnson
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President Lyndon Baines Johnson died of a massive heart attack on January 22, 1973.
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Democrat; Vice President under JFK, President of the US from November 1963 (subsequent to J. F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas) to January 1969
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The program was created as part of the Social Security Act Amendment in 1965 and was put into effect in 1966.
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President Lyndon Baines Johnson became president on November 22, 1963 following the assassination of President Kennedy. Johnson was Kennedy's Vice President.
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The speech implies that America's prosperity is
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President Johnson launched the Great Society, a combination of both his and the late President Kennedy's ideas. The War on Poverty was one of the premier portions of the Great Society, and aimed at bringing up the lowest classes in America by specific programs that would educate and employ them in a…
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No, they were not related.
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He was responsible for many civil rights bills, and a lot of aid to poor people in the USA. Unfortunately he was also responsible for one of the biggest lies in the history of the USA: the August 1964 Gulf of Tonkin incident. LBJ knew that the US Navy sailors were Probably just "shooting at flying f…
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he promised to follow former president Kennedy's program
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Lyndon Baynes Johnson was Vice President of the United States of America when John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assinated in 1963. He was sworn in on the plane returning the assinated president's body to Washington. He ran for election against the Republican nominee, B. Goldwater, of Arizona, in 1964. Joh…
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt started what is now known as the welfare program in the United States. It was created in response to the Great Depression.
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Lyndon B Johnson's middle name was "Baines".
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The Johnson Space Center is located at 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, Texas, United States of America.
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Lyndon B Johnson was sworn in on Air Force One in Dallas at Love Field Airport on November 22, 1963. He was sworn in by Federal Judge Sarah T. Hughes, a family friend, making him the first President sworn in by a woman. He is also the only President to have been sworn in on Texas soil. Johnson did n…
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his life was a good life like many of ours. but it was no Hollywood life mind you.he had eight brothers and sisters, so his childhood home was pretty full of people all the time.
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Richard Nixon, succeeded LBJ as president on Jan. 20, 1869.
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Yes. President Truman, President J Q Adams and President Lyndon B Johnson.
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A+ the great society
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Rebekah Baines Johnson Samuel Ealy Johnson, Jr
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The widening of prosperity to all classes of US society was the goal of his "Great Society", a series of social programs to fight poverty and improve the economy. (Quote from LBJ statement) "The task of economic policy is to create a prosperous America. The unfinished task of prosperous American…
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LBJ didn't run in 1968 because increasing opposition to his Viernam War policy not only made him unpopular with the general public but extended to people in his own party who did very well in early primaries by running in opposition to the war. I shall not seek, and I will not accept..." is what he …
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He died of a heart attack.
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Aboard Air Force One
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Spanish Heritage Week also he sent the man that killed JFK to kill him for greed
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Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor on November 22, 1963. She married LBJ in 1934. She passed away at the age of 94 on July 11, 2007.
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Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (May 27, 1911 - January 13, 1978), a US Senator from Minnesota, was Johnson's Vice President. He was elected in 1964, taking office in 1965 and ran for President in 1968 against Nixon.
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Johnson was born in a three-room farmhouse on the Pedernales River, between Stonewall and Johnson City, Texas on August 27, 1908. Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in a little town in Texas called Stonewall on August 27, 1908
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Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as President after Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, so he technically was not elected due to those circumstances. He served as Kennedy's Vice President before his assassination, which was was sworn in. He was the 36th President of the United States.
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She was born to Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Patillo. They gave her the name Claudia Alta Taylor. But a nursemaid, whwen she was younger, noted that she was "As Purty as a Lady Bird." So Lady Bird Stuck.
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Lyndon Johnson taped as many conversations as possible so that he could document as much of his presidency as possible. He was concerned with his own legacy after stepping in as President after John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
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Yes.He was a GREAT president he did so many things to improve our fine nation.
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Lyndon B. Johnson served as the 36th President of the United States. Johnson was a member of the Democratic Party, and was in office from 1963 to 1969.
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Jonhson died from a third heart attack on January 22, 1973 at his ranch on 4:33 p.m
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Lyndon B. Johnson had several significant accomplishments during his presidency, including signing the Civil Rights Act, and appointing the first African-American justice on the Supreme Court. He was the 36th U.S. President.
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LBJ was a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve and served briefly on active duty before being recalled by the President to return to Congress.
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