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(Go to File, Download As, then pick the format you want to use) 7.01 The Great Society The Big Ideas Who were the “poor” in the 1950s and 1960s? What were their lives like? Briefly describe the War on Poverty. What were the differences between conservatives and liberals in the 60s? What were the Great Society programs? How did the Great Society programs impact Americans? What happened to the Great Society? How do the Great Society programs under Johnson compare to the New Deal programs started by Roosevelt? Vocabulary Civil rights legislation – legal protection for basic human rights and from discrimination of those rights based on physical or mental differences Conservative – a political view favoring limited government size and expenditures and caution in making changes Desegregation – ending the customary or enforced separation of ethnic or racial groups in public places Discrimination – unfair treatment of a person or group based on physical or mental characteristics Disproportionate – unequal or out of proportion in quantity, shape, or size Domestic policies – laws and programs that affect people within a country Federal debt – the total amount of spending over budget of the national government over the years Liberal – political view favoring government action & spending to improve society and embrace change Migrant laborer – a worker who moves from place to place seeking work, usually referring to

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