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the goal of the Democratic party under the leadership of President Lyndon B. Johnson, chiefly to enact domestic programs to improve education, provide medical care for the aged, and eliminate poverty. Cf. Fair Deal, New Deal, New Frontier.
* * *Slogan used in 1965 by Pres.Lyndon B. Johnson to identify his legislative program of national reform. In his first State of the Union address, Johnson described his vision of a "Great Society" that would include a "war on poverty" and federal support for education, medical care for the elderly, and legal protection for African Americans deprived of voting rights by state regulations. He also proposed a new department of housing and urban development to coordinate federal housing projects. Congress enacted almost all his programs, the largest number of such measures since the New Deal. See also Civil Rights Act of 1964; Medicare and Medicaid.
* * *▪ American politicspolitical slogan used by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson (Johnson, Lyndon B.) (served 1963–69) to identify his legislative program of national reform. In his first State of the Union message (Jan. 4, 1965) after election in his own right, the president proclaimed his vision of a “Great Society” and declared a “war on poverty.” He called for an enormous program of social welfare legislation including federal support for education, medical care for the aged through an expanded Social Security Program, and federal legal protection for citizens deprived of the franchise by certain state registration laws. After a landslide victory for the Democratic Party in the elections of November 1964, a sympathetic Congress passed almost all the president's bills.
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