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  1. Chapter 20 Section 3 The Great Society

  2. Lyndon Baines Johnson Grew up in Texas From the Texas Hills to Capitol Hill

  3. LBJ idolized FDR and his leadership style From the Texas Hills to Capitol Hill

  4. In the senate-proved a master of party politics and behind the scenes maneuvering From the Texas Hills to Capitol Hill

  5. Legislative success helped him to catch the eye of JFK From the Texas Hills to Capitol Hill

  6. After becoming President, he wanted to continue Kennedy’s agenda Johnson’s Domestic Agenda

  7. Feb 1964-Congress passes an $11 billion tax cut Johnson’s Domestic Agenda

  8. July-Johnson signs Civil Rights Act of 1964 Johnson’s Domestic Agenda

  9. 1964-LBJ declared a “war on poverty” War on Poverty

  10. August 1964- Congress enacts Economic Opportunity Act War on Poverty

  11. EOA created… Job Corps- a youth training program War on Poverty

  12. Johnson popular Led nation through a difficult time 1964 Election

  13. Republicans nominate Conservative(ish) Republican senator from Arizona- Barry Goldwater 1964 Election

  14. 1964 Election • Goldwater’s beliefs

  15. Johnson’s views Government can and should fix social and economic problems Goldwater seemed to alarm people 1964 Election

  16. 1964 Election • Johnson capitalized on the fear of the people

  17. LBJ won by a landslide 1964 Election

  18. “The Great Society demands an end to poverty and racial injustice” Building the Great Society

  19. Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 - Landmark Legislation

  20. Medicare- provides hospital insurance and low-cost medical insurance for almost every American 65 and older Medicaid- extended health insurance to welfare recipients Landmark Legislation

  21. Congress appropriated funds to build 240,000 units of low rent public housing Landmark Legislation

  22. Immigration Act of 1965- allowed for annual quota of Landmark Legislation

  23. Water Quality Act of 1965- Required states to clean up rivers Landmark Legislation

  24. A wave of liberal reform swept through the Supreme Court Warren Court Reforms of the Warren Court

  25. Warren Court also addressed issue of reapportionment Reforms of the Warren Court

  26. Warren Courts also expanded the rights of people accused of crimes Mapp v Ohio Gideon v Wainwright Reforms of the Warren Court

  27. Escobedo v. Illinois Court ruled than an accused person has a right to have a lawyer present during questioning by the police Miranda v Arizona Suspects must be read their rights before questioning Miranda Rights Reforms of the Warren Court