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President Johnson's Legislation

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450px 37 lyndon johnson 3x4 small square Johnson becomes the president Johnson becomes the thirty-sixth president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
 aaa small square Speech On The Great Society Johnson delivers a speech at the University of Michigan calling for a Great Society
Dfhg small square Civil Rights Act Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Gcfhjgyj small square Creating Great Society Johnson calls for reforms to create his Great Society
Poor small square For Poverty The Appalachian Program authorizes $1.1 billion to fight poverty in eleven state areas.
Fgh small square The Medicare Act into law Johnson signs the Medicare Act into law
Congress small square the Department of Housing and Urban Development Congress establishes the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Money small square 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
Dfhg small square he General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade is signed