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12.3.07 - LBJ and the Great Society • Medicare and...

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Revival of Feminism Social and demographic changes Involvement in ‘60s protests Women’s Rights Movement Liberal Philosophy o Oriented toward mainstream politics National organization for women (NOW) 1966 Women’s Liberation movement Radical philosophy o Call for direct action Consciousness raising Fight for equality under the law National women’s political caucus, 1971 Equal employment opportunity act, 1972 Equal rights amendment (ERA) Roe v. Wade, 1973
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Unformatted text preview: LBJ and the Great Society • Medicare and Medicaid • Immigration act of 1965 • War on poverty • Civil rights o Civil rights act, 1964 o Voting rights act, 1965 Domestic Agenda • Protecting the environment o Environmental protection agency (1970) o Clean water act (1972) o Endangered species act (1973) • Social welfare o Undercut civil rights o Occupational safety and health administration (OSHA), 1972...
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