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 <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson: Inaugural Address. U.S. Inaugural Addresses. 1989
Johnson joined the President on the platform on the East Front of the Capitol; she was the first wife to stand with her husband as he took the oath of office.
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 MSN Encarta - <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
Johnson’s mother had long sought to impress on him the need for a college education, but it was not until 1927 that he decided to follow her advice.
Johnson graduated with a degree in history in August 1930 and took a position as teacher of public speaking at Sam Houston High School, in Houston, where his uncle was chairman of the history department.
Johnson arrived in Washington, D.C., to witness the last months of the administration of President Herbert Hoover (1929-1933) and the return to national power of the Democratic Party under the leadership of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945).
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 <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> Johnson’s work for minorities began in 1928 when he obtained his first job as an elementary school teacher; it was, of course, at this time a segregated school attended by only Mexican Americans.
Johnson believed that their only way out was by education and he bribed, bullied, cajoled and encouraged his pupils, and they adored him.
Johnson however, due to political expediency, was forced to vote with his fellow Southern Democrats in Congress, against civil rights measures such as banning lynching, eliminating poll taxes and denying federal funding to segregated schools, measures which later would make up ground breaking legislation.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /Lyndon_Baines_Johnson.htm

  
 The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project Encyclopedia: <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
Under Johnson, two landmark pieces of civil rights legislation were passed: the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination in public accommodations, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which provided for federal enforcement of voter registration and outlawed literacy tests.
Johnson also contributed to the direction of the civil rights movement when, in a speech at Howard University on 4 June 1965, he outlined a new direction for his administration that set the precedent for affirmative action programs.
Johnson was born near Johnson City, Texas and was educated at Southwest Texas State Teachers College.
www.stanford.edu /group/King/about_king/encyclopedia/johnson_lyndon.htm

  
 <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States
<b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson became the 36th president of the United States on the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November 1963.
<b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States
<b>Lyndonb>'s mother had varied cultural interests and placed high value on education; she was fiercely ambitious for her children.
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 USA: biography of <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson (1908-1973)
<b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson was born in Texas with a rural background.
Johnson believed that it was America's duty to be involved in Vietnam in order to prevent it from falling to communism -in other words: to prevent North Vietnam and the Viet Cong (VC) from winning.
However, the Democratic convention chose John F. Kennedy as the Democratic nominee and Johnson became Kennedy's Vice-president.
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 Character Above All: <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson Essay
Johnson saw liberal opponents of his Vietnam policies as disloyal to him and the country.
Johnson was much loved and greatly hated -- not just liked and disliked but adored by some and despised by others.
Johnson's neediness translated into a number of traits that has a large impact on his political actions.
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 American President
As a man, <b>Lyndonb> Johnson was obsessed with his place in history, consumed by a voracious appetite for life, and often cast between emotional extremes.
Johnson was not, however, in Kennedy's inner circle and seemed frustrated by his lack of influence, particularly on legislative matters.
Johnson delivered the South -- including several states that had voted Republican during the Eisenhower years -- and the team of JFK and LBJ won the election by the smallest popular margin of the century.
www.americanpresident.org /history/lyndonbjohnson

  
 LBJ Biography
Johnson won the primary by 87 votes and earned the nickname "Landslide <b>Lyndonb>." In the general election, November 2, he defeated the Republican, Jack Porter, and was elected to the U. Senate.
Johnson considered the highlights of his Senate career to be the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and the vitalization of the United States space program.
The flight represented the fulfillment of the goal, set in 1961 and reaffirmed by President Johnson, of reaching the moon in the 1960s.
www.lbjlib.utexas.edu /johnson/archives.hom/biographys.hom/lbj_bio.asp

  
 <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson: Warren told me he wouldn't do it under any circumstances...
Johnson was appointed Democratic Party whip in 1951 and over the next four years impressed the leaders of the party with his ability to do deals with people of different political opinions.
Johnson told his Joint Chiefs of Staff that he would do all that was necessary to prevent the NLF winning in South Vietnam but was unwilling to take unpopular measures like sending troops to tight in a foreign war, until after the 1964 Presidential Elections.
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 <b>Lyndonb> Johnson's Obituary
Johnson had always made it clear that he wanted to be buried on the family ranch in Johnson City, in a small, walled burial plot about 400 yards from the ranch house, where his father, mother and other relatives had been laid to rest.
Johnson, whose history of heart illness began in 1955, was pronounced dead on arrival at 4:33 P.M. central time at San Antonio International Airport, where he had been flown in a family plane on the way to Brooke Army Medical Center here.
Johnson left to the nation a legacy of progress and innovation in civil rights, Social Security, education, housing and other programs attesting to his fundamental affection for his fellow Americans.
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 Presidents: <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> Johnson was born in a farmhouse on the Pedernales River near Johnson City, Texas.
Johnson was a leading candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1960, but he lost to John F. Kennedy.
During the Johnson Presidency, Medicare and Medicaid were established to provide medical insurance for those over 65 and those too poor to pay.
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 President <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson Architect Great Society
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson While the races may stand side by side, whites stand on history's mountain and blacks stand in history's hollow.
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson, 1964 to the NATO alliance We come to reason, not to dominate.
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 <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> Johnson died one mile from the house he was born in.
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson was once engaged to the daughter of a Texas Ku Klux Klan leader.
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson was the youngest senate majority leader.
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 <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson - Johnson, <b>Lyndonb> Baines, 1908–73, 36th President of the United States (1963–69), b.
<b>Lyndonb> Baines JOHNSON - JOHNSON, <b>Lyndonb> Baines (1908—1973) Senate Years of Service: 1949-1961 Party: Democrat...
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 CNN Cold War - Profile: <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson
Born on August 27, 1908, into a poor family in the Texas hill country, <b>Lyndonb> Johnson was an average student but also seemed a natural leader among his peers.
In 1948, Johnson ran again for the Senate, defeating his Democratic primary opponent in a runoff by only 87 votes amid loud accusations of fraud.
During the war, Johnson served for a few months in a non-combat position.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/kbank/profiles/lbj

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Master of the Senate: The Years of <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson: Portrait of a President by Robert Dallek
Johnson's colleagues were agape at how he took the former thankless task of being Majority Leader and turned that position from a mere honorific into a position of real influence and prestige.
There were no more Johnson accomplishments to match the drama of the civil rights battle, and Caro saves the story of Johnson's fight for both the Democratic presidential nomination and a third term in the Senate for an upcoming fourth volume on the LBJ saga.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0394528360?v=glance

  
 LBJ's Boyhood Home at <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson National Historical Park
It was the first week of March, 1937, when <b>Lyndonb> Johnson stood on the porch of his boyhood home to announce his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives for the Tenth District of the State of Texas.
These experiences taught <b>Lyndonb> Johnson the "political facts of life" and the necessary skills of a successful politician.
The family life that <b>Lyndonb> Johnson experienced here as he grew to adulthood strongly influenced the man who became our thirty-sixth President.
www.nps.gov /lyjo/boyhood.htm

  
 <b>Lyndonb> B Johnson National Historical Park (National Park Service)
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson National Historical Park tells the story of our 36th President in a unique and encompassing way.
<b>Lyndonb> B Johnson National Historical Park (National Park Service)
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson National Historical Park - December 28, 1980
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 President <b>Lyndonb> Johnson: Health & Medical History
As I turned to continue to Trauma Room 1, there was <b>Lyndonb> Johnson, being ushered into one of the minor-medicine cubicles...
Doctor Zebra > Presidential health > List of Presidents > <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
Alternate index terms: Medical history of President Johnson, Medical history of President <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson, Medical history of President <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson, Medical history of LBJ.
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 <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson
Texas sculptor Jimilu Mason began modeling this portrait of <b>Lyndonb> Johnson in 1959, when he was in the Senate, and did not complete it until 1963.
By the end of his presidency, anger over the war was inspiring protests across the country, and Johnson had gone from being one of the most successful Presidents in history to being one of the most maligned.
Thus, when he surrendered his position as Senate majority leader to become John Kennedy's Vice President in 1961, it was inevitable that Johnson should bridle at the political limbo of his new office.
www.npg.si.edu /exh/hall2/lbjs.htm

  
 <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
<b>Lyndonb> Johnson was 6 ft 3 1/2 in (192 cm) tall and weighed about 215 pounds, the second tallest president after Abraham Lincoln at 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) and 180 pounds (82 kg).
Johnson was born in Stonewall, Texas on August 27, 1908 in a small farmhouse in a poor area on the Pedernales River.
In the federal court case arising from the election, Johnson hired Abe Fortas to represent him.
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 <b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson: Inaugural Address. U.S. Inaugural Addresses. 1989
Johnson joined the President on the platform on the East Front of the Capitol; she was the first wife to stand with her husband as he took the oath of office.
www.bartleby.com /124/pres57.html

  
 <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson--U.S. History lesson plan (grades 9-12)--DiscoverySchool.com
Remind students that <b>Lyndonb> Johnson was a candidate in elections that were either very close or considered a landslide.
If <b>Lyndonb> Johnson were president today, would he be pressing for exactly the same law?
Understands characteristics of the Johnson presidency (e.g., Johnson's presidential leadership and the reforms of the Great Society, how Johnson's presidential leadership contrasted with and was affected by the Kennedy legacy).
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 <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johnson was born in Stonewall, Texas, on August 27, 1908, in a small farmhouse in a poor area on the Pedernales River.
Johnson was known among his colleagues for his highly successful "courtships" of older senators, especially Senator Richard Russell, patrician leader of the Conservative coalition and arguably the most powerful man in the Senate.
Johnson's father had served five terms in the Texas legislature and was a close friend to one of Texas's rising political figures, Congressman Sam Rayburn.
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 MSN Encarta - <b>Lyndonb> Johnson
<b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson was born on a farm near Stonewall, Gillespie County, Texas, on August 27, 1908.
Johnson’s mother had long sought to impress on him the need for a college education, but it was not until 1927 that he decided to follow her advice.
Johnson graduated with a degree in history in August 1930 and took a position as teacher of public speaking at Sam Houston High School, in Houston, where his uncle was chairman of the history department.
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 American Experience The Presidents <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson PBS
<b>Lyndonb> Johnson was the first president to appoint an African American to the Supreme Court.
Explore bonus materials for <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson, including primary sources, audio interviews, television program transcripts, and in-depth teacher's guides.
World Timeline - See a timeline of world events during <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson's administration.
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 <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson - 35th President of the United States
<b>Lyndonb> Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac - McLean, Virginia
Mutual Contempt : <b>Lyndonb> Johnson, Robert Kennedy, and the Feud That Defined a Decade
<b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson - 35th President of the United States
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 Naval Service of <b>Lyndonb> B. Johnson
Born to Samuel Ealy and Rebekah Baines Johnson on 27 August 1908, Johnson attended public schools in Blanco County, Texas, until he graduated from high school in 1924.
In 1937, Johnson resigned this position to become a candidate for the unexpired term of Congressman James P. Buchanan from the Tenth District of Texas.
After he became President following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Johnson's resignation from the United States Naval Reserve was accepted by the Secretary of the Navy effective 18 January 1964.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq60-6.htm   (5874 words)

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