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Archived: 1960's US History

Your task: Write an analytical essay on a topic or event during the 1960's. Use the information that you have gathered to develop a CLEAR ARGUMENT (thesis) and then use specific evidence for support. Use this LibGuide to help!

The Election of 1968

President Johnson and "The War on Poverty"

March 16, 1964

"President Johnson submits a plan for his “War on Poverty” initiatives to Congress. The proposal helps establish federal programs still in use today, including food stamps, Head Start, Medicare and Medicaid."  --from the PBS Timeline for 1964