President Johnson's Legislation

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In History
  • Johnson becomes the president

    Johnson becomes the president
    Johnson becomes the thirty-sixth president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
  • Speech On The Great Society

    Speech On The Great Society
    Johnson delivers a speech at the University of Michigan calling for a Great Society
  • Civil Rights Act

     Civil Rights Act
    Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Creating Great Society

    Creating Great Society
    Johnson calls for reforms to create his Great Society
  • For Poverty

    For Poverty
    The Appalachian Program authorizes $1.1 billion to fight poverty in eleven state areas.
  • The Medicare Act into law

    The Medicare Act into law
    Johnson signs the Medicare Act into law
  • the Department of Housing and Urban Development

     the Department of Housing and Urban Development
    Congress establishes the Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Money For the Great Society

    Money For the Great Society
    Johnson asks Congress for a record $112.9 billion for fiscal 1967 to wage war in Vietnam and to build the Great Society
  • he General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

    he General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
    The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade is signed