Poor People's Campaign Thesis

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Once the “War on Poverty” was launched, society started to break into havoc because of the sudden interest towards the impoverished. However the impoverished began to protest. The Poor People's Campaign (PPC) was created on December 4, 1967, by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), addressing the issues of unemployment, housing shortages for the poor, and the impact of poverty on the lives of millions of Americans (“Poor People’s Campaign”). President Johnson finally heard their concerns and created more legislations that would benefit everyone. Although most of the Americans who were apart of the higher class still envisioned the impoverished as invisible, some of the them (mainly women) had their perspective changed (Harrington

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