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Name: C esar Deschamps Date: 05/01/2020 Period: 4 Three Presidencies: Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon Fill in the blank spaces with the appropriate information. Then answer the “WHAT DO YOU THINK” questions. President Kennedy “JFK” elected in 1960 Famous inaugural speech o Call to service Domestic agenda: New Frontier Peace Corps Volunteers provided education, health services 7000 volunteers around the world Accelerated space program Goal: land American on the moon during the 1960s Increased minimum wage and Social Security benefits Invested in urban renewal Assassinated on November 22, 1963 WHAT DO YOU THINK? Which of President Kennedy’s domestic policies had the biggest impact? Why? I think Kennedy’s domestic policy Peace Corps had the biggest impact. Peace Corps help out both domestically and internationally. In 1961, Kennedy created this agency for Americans to serve their country and their world. The organization is dedicated to building and sustaining relationships with global communities through the service of thousands of volunteers to provide education and health services in developing areas worldwide. This agency is still active today. President Johnson Wanted to make impact on domestic policy Expand FDR’s New Deal End poverty Settle civil rights conflict Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prohibited racial discrimination in public places Outlawed discrimination in hiring The Voting Rights Act of 1965 Ensured all citizens right to vote
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