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1960s Politics: Kennedy and Johnson I. John F. Kennedy A. Background B. Election of 1960 John Kennedy (D) Richard Nixon (R) C. Domestic Policy 1. The New Frontier Peace Corps, Housing Act, Minimum Wage Increase 2. Civil Rights D. Foreign Policy 1. Cuba Bay of Pigs (1961) Fidel Castro 2. Soviet Union Berlin Wall (1961) 3. Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) E. Assassination
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Unformatted text preview: II. Lyndon B. Johnson A. Background B. Domestic Policy The Great Society 1. Concern for Civil Rights Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965 2. The War on PovertyThe Great Society Job Corps, Headstart, Medicare, Medicaid, VISTA, Higher Education Act 3. Problems of the Great Society...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Littlefield during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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