President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program


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Which of the following did the Great Society attempt to address?

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1. Why did Johnson pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

2. Which of the following fits the profile of the primary target of Medicare?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

President Johnson's plan for improving the lives of Americans was called the Great Society, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the major components of Johnson's Great Society and how they fared.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Goals of the Great Society
  • Ban on literacy testing
  • Program providing the elderly with health coverage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the obstacles faced by LBJ's plan
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Great Society

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson called President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about President Johnson's Great Society programs
  • Understand the impact of the Great Society on the United States
  • Differentiate the successes and failures of the Great Society