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NCHS-9-3-B

The student understands the "New Frontier" and the "Great Society"


Resources:

Kennedy, Johnson, and the Great Society
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
The Great Society
The Great Society: A Social Crusade
The Great Society: The War on Poverty
Conclusion

Relevant texts:
President Johnson's Inaugural Address (1965).

President Johnson's Commencement Address
Resource Type: Primary Source
President Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–73) made this landmark speech in 1965 to students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., a historically black institution, to delineate the tenets of his Great Society program.

To Fulfill These Rights
Resource Type: Primary Source
President Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–73) made this landmark speech to students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., a historically black institution, to outline the Great Society program.

Beyond Vietnam
Resource Type: Primary Source
This speech was delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City.

The Other America
Resource Type: Primary Source
With this book, writer and social activist Michael Harrington helped launch the New Left movement of the 1960s and its concerns about American poverty and social injustice.

The Great Society
Resource Type: Primary Source
President Johnson visits a resident of Appalachia during his poverty tour (1964).

The Great Society
Resource Type: Primary Source
Head Start class in the Bronx, New York City (1969).

The Great Society: A Social Crusade
Resource Type: Primary Source

The Great Society: A Social Crusade
Resource Type: Primary Source
President Johnson's Inaugural Address (1965).

The Great Society: The War on Poverty
Resource Type: Primary Source
Poster for the Job Corps program of the Office of Economic Opportunity (c. 1970).


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