Great Society Legislations- Rob Julian

  • Economic Oppurtunity Act

    Economic Oppurtunity Act
    was central to Johnson's Great Society campaign and its War on Poverty. Implemented by the since disbanded Office of Economic Opportunity, the Act included several social programs to promote the health, education, and general welfare of the poor
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
    is an extensive statute which funds primary and secondary education, while explicitly forbidding the establishment of a national curriculum.[1] As mandated in the Act, the funds are authorized for professional development, instructional materials, resources to support educational programs, and parental involvement promotion. The Act was originally authorized through 1970, however the government has reauthorized the Act every five years since its enactment.
  • Volunteers to America

    Volunteers to America
    an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence
  • Medicare

    a social insurance program administered by the United States government, providing health insurance coverage to people who are aged 65 and over, or who meet other special criteria. Medicare operates similar to a single-payer health care system
  • Medicaid

    the United States health program for people and families with low incomes and resources.
  • The Department of Housing and Urban Development

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development
    a Cabinet department in the Executive branch of the United States federal government. Although its beginnings were in the House and Home Financing Agency, it was founded as a Cabinet department in 1965, as part of the "Great Society" program of President Lyndon Johnson, to develop and execute policies on housing and metropolises.
  • Water Quality Act

    Water Quality Act
    preventing water pollution by requiring states to establish and enforce water quality standards for interstate waterways.
  • Immigration Act of 1965

    Immigration Act of 1965
    abolished the National Origins Formula that had been in place in the United States since the Immigration Act of 1924
  • The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act

    The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act
    was enacted in the United States in 1966 to empower the federal government to set and administer new safety standards for motor vehicles and road traffic safety. The Act created the National Highway Safety Bureau (now National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). The Act was one of a number of initiative by the government in response to increasing number of cars and associated fatalities and injuries on the road following a period when the number of people killed on the road had increased 6-f
  • Clean Water Restoration Act

    Clean Water Restoration Act
    Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to replace the term "navigable waters" that are subject to such Act with the term "waters of the United States," defined to mean all waters subject to the ebb and flow of the tide, the territorial seas, and all interstate and intrastate waters and their tributaries, including lakes, rivers, streams.