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In lue of Kennedy's assassination, Lyndon Johnson was sworn into office with the promise that a "Great Society" would be formed. Under Johnson's administration many of the proposals made during Kennedy's term were finally passed. This was due to his persuasiveness and vast experience as a statesman. However, Johnson also heavily escalated the Vietnam conflict and is primarily associated with its atrocities.
Kennedy, David., et al. The American Pageant. Thirteenth edition. Boston: Houghton Miffl