Lyndon B. Johnson: The Great Society

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The Great Society was a set of programs in the United States launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson, the main goal was the eliminate poverty and racial injustice. Over 60 programs were part of the Great Society which was based from Franklin D. Roosevelt 's New Deal (1933–1937). Lyndon B. Johnson became president after John F. Kennedy assassination (November 22, 1963, Dallas, TX) , under Johnson’s presidency he enacted the Civil Rights Act of 1964, War on Poverty, Voting Rights Act of 1965, Anti-Anti-Poverty Program, New GI Bill, Minimum Wage Increase, Food Stamp, Housing Act, Medicare, Child Nutrition, School Breakfasts, Environment Aid, and Elementary and Secondary Education Act ( No Child Left Behind revamped) The Civil Rights of 1964 and
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