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  1. Chris Cockerell ED 448 POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

  2. The Kennedy and Johnson Years 1960-1968

  3. OBJECTIVES • Describe the election of 1960 and its outcome. • Summarize Kennedy’s domestic program • Explain American’s reaction to President Kennedy’s assassination

  4. KEY TERMS • Mandate • New Frontier • Warren Commission

  5. Election of 1960 • Kennedy vs. Nixon • Debates • Economy • Margin of Victory • His Administration

  6. NEW FRONTIER • PRICE FIXING • TAX CUT • POVERTY • MINIMUM WAGE • HOUSING ACT

  7. SPACE PROGRAM • Sputnik Launch • Vostok • Man on the Moon

  8. Kennedy is Assassinated • Lee Harvey Oswald • Warren Commission • Lyndon Johnson

  9. What were some of the successes and failures of Kennedy’s domestic policies while in?

  10. The New President • Great Society • Election of 1964 • Congress

  11. LBJ’sPolicies • Tax Cut • War on Poverty • VISTA • Education Aid • Medicare and Medicaid • Immigration Act of 1965

  12. Earl Warren • Chief Justice • New legal Precedents • Criminal Procedure • Congressional Reapportionment

  13. Summarize the goals of Johnson’s Great Society

  14. Foreign Policy in the Early 1960’s • What was the United States’ Role in the Bay of Pigs Invasion • Analyze the events leading to the building of the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis

  15. What were the goals of Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress and the Peace Corps • Summarize Johnson’s foreign policy

  16. Bay of Pigs Invasion • Berlin Crisis • Cuban Missile Crisis • “hot line” • Limited Test Ban Treaty

  17. Alliance for Progress • Peace Corps

  18. Johnson’s Foreign Policy • The Dominican Republic • Vietnam

  19. What were some of the major problems the United States had to deal with involving foreign policy in the early 1960’s? • What were some of the peaceful programs designed to help with foreign affairs?

  20. THE END