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Unformatted text preview: his views. Although he was unable to see his ideas through, Johnson made Kennedys dreams a reality. Johnsons Great Society succeeded in many of the areas Kennedys New Frontier did not. For example, Kennedy wanted to create healthcare programs for the poor and elderly in America, and while he could not, Johnson was victorious in introducing the Medicaid and Medicare programs. President Johnson also made many other changes to environmental laws, and passed both the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act to provide minorities the same rights that non-minority people had (Rooney, 2007). Comparing Kennedys New Frontier and Johnsons Great Society REFERENCES Rooney, S. (2007). Comparing Kennedys new frontier with Johnsons great society. Retrieved from http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/468439/comparing_kennedys_new_frontier_wi th.html...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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