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Kennedy and Johnson
Terms in this set (20)
JFK's plan for America, his domestic programs and civil rights plan.
JFK wins by a narrow margin, first televised presidential debate.
NASA plan to put a man on the moon and bring him safely back to earth.
First person to walk on the moon.
Lyndon Johnson's Plan for the U.S., he will declare war on poverty.
Entitlement/ Social Welfare program
A government program that all Americans can use if they meet certain requirements or conditions, usually designed to alleviate poverty.
Conservative, Republican candidate for president, wanted to end all entitlement programs and take an aggressive stance against the Soviet Union.
Medical care for the elderly, paid for by taxpayers, part of LBJ's Great Society.
Medical care for the poor, paid for by taxpayers, part of LBJ's Great Society.
Death of the Great Society
Money taken from domestic programs to pay for Vietnam, and to pay off national debt.
Civil Rights leader for women's issues.
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Civil Rights organization dedicated to equality for women.
Title IX (9)
Bans gender discrimination in education including sports.
Latino Civil Rights leader
Latino Civil Rights Organization
Latino labor and civil rights leader
Latina labor and civil rights leader
Chicano Mural Movement
Brings attention to Latino Civil Rights problems and part of an effort to reinvigorate Hispanic cultural heritage.
American Indian Movement
Native American Civil Rights organization
Wisconsin V. Yoder
Parents have a right to withdraw students from public high schools for religious reasons.
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