Lyndon B Johnson Solve The Poverty Problem

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Poverty has become a big societal problem that it has become a major topic in political debates. Politicians have been debating on the best course of action to solving the poverty problem. Former President Lyndon B Johnson understood that poverty was a problem and it needed to be addressed. The Former President Lyndon B. Johnson believed that society has a responsibility for its citizens. He declared War on Poverty in 1964. Lyndon B Johnson put into place many programs to combat poverty. During Lyndon B. Johnson presidency, he passed Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps (SNAP), head start, and job corps legislation to aid communities affected by poverty. The government created guidelines to evaluate a person or family income, to determine if they

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