President Johnson first used the term "Great Society" during a speech at Ohio ....
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The term Great Society, which refers to the set of domestic programs initiated ....
The OEO was never meant to deal with poverty by raising welfare payments ....
down with the twin problems of inflation and recession, did little to restore the
earlier funding for social causes. .... Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History |
Sep 21, 2011 ... Throwing money at the problem has neither reduced poverty nor ... The Great
Society at least did not bring economic growth to a halt, and ...
Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" ... U.S. History · ushistory.org Homepage ·
Back · Home ..... As he campaigned in 1964, Johnson declared a "war on poverty.
The ambitious "Great Society" agenda begun half a century ago continues to ...
Johnson announced the War on Poverty in his 1964 State of the Union address.
... an extent rare in history a great nation's wealth to ameliorate the harshness ... It
did: by February 2011, 44.2 million Americans, one in seven, were on food
This Great Society, Johnson proclaims, is no “finished work” but “a challenge ...
Education will not only bring children out of poverty, it will give them “hours of
leisure. .... The solution to these problems does not rest on a massive program in
... your generation has been appointed by history to deal with those problems
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Feb 1, 2011 ...  For the most part, the Great Society represented simply the culmination of ...
Big government did not disappear, of course; many of the controls and .....
Throwing money at the problem has neither reduced poverty nor made .... 
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But if the Great Society had not achieved that dramatic reduction in poverty, and
the nation ... Did the programs we put into place in the 1960s vindicate our belief
in the ... was designed to teach Hispanic youngsters subjects like math and
history in their .... To deal with these new problems will require a new
Presidential History ... Johnson labeled his ambitious domestic agenda "The
Great Society. ... To address issues of inequality in education, vast amounts of
money were ... Johnson, a Protestant, managed to forge a compromise that did
provide some ... LBJ's call on the nation to wage a war on poverty arose from the
Johnson called his vision the Great Society, and he committed his administrating
to ... To address the nation's health needs, the federal government enacted ... had
ever waged on the special problems facing poor and disadvantaged families.