President Johnson

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President Johnson

  • Lyndon B. Johnson was JFK's vice president. He was officially sworn in as President in 1964. He was determined to fulfill JFK's dreams for a new America.
  • In July 1964, he managed to push through the Civil Rights Act. The Act outlawed racial discrimination in employment, voting, education and public accommodation. It also called for integration in shops, cinemas and restaurants.
  • Johnson also passed the Voting Rights Act in 1965. This act put an end to literacy tests. This Act was seen as…


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