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Housing and Urban Development Act
created department of HUD, Massive program - 240000 public housing units, 1966 Low-rent housing subsidies added
Elementary and secondary education act
1965, aid to education, huge federal aid to states based on number of low in come students, aid to both public and private schools, bilingual education, special education
Job Corps, Head Start, Upward Bound, Volunteers in service to America
EOA: 10 separate programs, including...
Appalacian regional development act, housing and urban devlopment Act, food stamp act, model cities act
rural and urban poverty
National wilderness preservation act, water quality act, clean air act, endangered species act
republican gains in 1966 elections, inner city problems persisted, urban violence, racial backlash
backlash against Great Society Programs
Programs were wasteful and created dependency, welfare programs damaged the family, expanded the power, size, and cost of govt, limited personal and economic freedom, credit for the reduction in poverty should go to a booming economy
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