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The Great Society
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by Tighe Poirier
| 25 Questions
1
1 pt
The Great Society was the brain Child of which President?
A FDR
B JFK
C LBJ
D Nixon
2
1 pt
What was the main goals of the Great Society?
A End War, Slavery, Oppression
B End Poverty, reduce Crime, abolish slavery
C End Poverty, Reduce Crime, Abolish inequality, improve the Environment
D End Poverty, neglect the environment, increase crime
3
1 pt
Where did LBJ give his speech for a "Great Society"
4
1 pt
The Great Society was the largest social reform plan in modern history.
True
False
5
1 pt
When did LBJ become President? (Full Date)
6
1 pt
Who did LBJ take over for?
7
1 pt
What happened to Kennedy?
A Retired
B Impeached
C Illness
D Assassinated
8
1 pt
LBJ was the youngest senate minority leader up till that point in history?
True
False
9
1 pt
What did the Office of Economic Opportunity and the Economic Opportunity Act do?
A job skills for the elite
B job skill for the poor
C job skills for the middle class
D education for the elite
10
1 pt
Roughly how many men did Job Corps help?
11
1 pt
War on Poverty offered
A help for unemployed parents preparing to enter the workforce
B funds for farmers to purchase land and establish agricultural co-ops
C poverty stricken communities less opportunities.
D loans and guarantees for employers who offered jobs to the unemployed
12
1 pt
What two groups were mostly uninsured when Johnson took office?
A poor and children
B elderly and children
C elderly and poor
D wealthy and elderly
13
1 pt
Medicaid and Medicare became legislation after what year?
A 1965
B 1963
C 1966
D 1964
14
1 pt
Who helped launch Project Head Start with LBJ?
15
1 pt
What did the Elementary and Secondary Education Act do?
A funded preschool programs
B supported school libraries
C purchased school textbooks
D provided special education services
16
1 pt
The Housing and Urban Development Act of 1967 provided federal funds to cities for urban renewal and development
True
False
17
1 pt
In September 1965, Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act. It declared “the arts and humanities belong to all the people of the United States” and that culture is a concern of the government, not just private citizens.
True
False
18
1 pt
Who passed the Water Quality Act in 1965 and Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control Act?
A Kennedy
B LBJ
C Nixon
D Ford
19
1 pt
It ended immigration nationality quotas, although it focused on reuniting families and still placed limits on immigrants per country and total immigration.
20
1 pt
Every American citizen or politician was satisfied with the results of Johnson’s Great Society agenda.
True
False
21
1 pt
Some resented LBJ's policies as what they saw as government handouts and felt the government should butt out of American’s lives altogether.
True
False
22
1 pt
In 1968, President Richard M. Nixon set out to undo or revamp much of the Great Society’s legislation.
True
False
23
1 pt
Who became President in 1968?
24
1 pt
What event tarnished LBJs presidency?
25
1 pt
LBJ was a champion for the deprivilaged but is remembered for getting the US into the Vietnam War that resulted in how many American military fatalities?
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