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Liberal Politics

  • Kennedy's New Frontier

    Kennedy's New Frontier
    Democratic National Convention Acceptance Speech President Kennedy's Legislative program, which included proposals to provide medical care for the elderly, to rebuild urban areas, to aid education, to improve National defense, increase international aid, and extend the space progam.
    This was Kennedy's idea to transform society,
  • Peace Corps.

    Peace Corps.
    The Peace Corps was established in order to provide wolunteer assistance to developing natons in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Critics called it "Kennedy's Kiddie Korps" because many of the volunteers were just out of college.
    1968- more than 35,000 volunteers served in 60 nations.
    2012- there are 200,000+ volunteers in 139 countries.
  • Johnson's Great Society

    Johnson's Great Society
    Johnson's Great Society President Lyndon B. Johnson's program to reduce poverty and racial injustice and to promote a better quality of life in the U.S.
    by 1969 congress had passed 206 of his "ideas"
    Johnson's programs focused on: poverty, cities, education, discrimination, enviroment, and consumer advocacy
  • Family Medical Leave Act

    Family Medical Leave Act
    Family Medical Leave Act FMLA was on organization created by Clinton that provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that their group health benefits be maintained during the leave
    FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons.
  • Impeachment of Clinton

    Impeachment of Clinton
    trial results Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the USA for two terms, from 1993 to 2003.
    He was impeached for lying to a federal judge under oath during his sexual misconduct trial against Paula Jones.
    He was Impeached but never removed from office, and was acquitted on February 12, 1999.
  • Bush vs. Gore

    Bush vs. Gore
    Election of 2000 many people went to bed that night thinking that Al Gore had won, only to discover in the morning that George W. Bush had been declared the winner. The election was too close to call. Several states were left, but in the end it came down to Florida. A week later, the Florida Supreme Court ordered a statewide recount of ballots.
  • Universal Healthcare/Obamacare

    Universal Healthcare/Obamacare
    Health Care Bill President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, putting in place comprehensive reforms that improve access to affordable health coverage for everyone.
    The law allows all Americans to make health insurance choices that work for them while guaranteeing access to care for our most vulnerable, and provides new ways to bring down costs and improve quality of care.