Category: US President
Lyndon B. Johnson, who served the United States as the thirty-sixth president, was born on the 27th of August in 1908 in Stonewall, Texas. Lyndon B. Johnson served the country as president from 1963 to 1969, after serving as the thirty-seventh American Vice President from 1961 to 1963. Lyndon B. Johnson, who was a Democrat from Texas, served as a U.S. Representative from 1937 to 1949 and then, he served as a U.S. Senator during the period from 1949 to 1961. Lyndon B. Johnson also served the country as a Senate Majority Leader for six years, two years as Senate Majority Whip and two years as Senate Minority Leader.
Lyndon B. Johnson campaigned unproductively for the 1960 Democratic presidential proposal, but he ran for Vice Presidential ticket with John F. Kennedy, leading the ticket for the presidential election in 1960. Subsequent to their election, Lyndon B. Johnson succeeded Kennedy after his assassination on the 22nd of November 1963.Lyndon B. Johnson completed the presidential term of Kennedy and was chosen President in his personal right during the 1964 election, winning by a huge margin over a presidential nominee from Arizona, Barry Goldwater. Lyndon B. Johnson is one of the four Americans who have served in both houses of Congress as well as in both offices of the executive branch.
Lyndon B. Johnson was a strong supporter of the Democratic Party, and as President of the country, he planned the Great Society legislation, keeping public broadcasting, civil rights, Medicare, environmental protection, Medicaid, aid to the arts, education, urban and rural expansion and his Conflict on Paucity. Helped in part by a rising economy, the Conflict on Paucity assisted millions of Americans rise over the paucity line during the presidential term of Lyndon B. Johnson. The Civil rights bills that are approved by Lyndon B. Johnson prohibited racial favoritism in public facilities, the workplace, interstate commerce, and housing, and the voting privileges act assured full voting rights for people of all races. By means of the passage of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, the immigration system of the United States was reformed and all American origin allowances were eliminated. Lyndon B. Johnson was famous for his bossy, occasionally abrasive, character and the "Johnson treatment", which is his aggressive compulsion of commanding politicians so as to advance legislation.
Lyndon B. Johnson notoriously, though unwillingly, raised American participation in the Vietnam War. The Congress approved the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964, which granted the power to Lyndon B. Johnson to the exploit military force in Southeast Asia devoid of having to request an authorized announcement of war. The quantity of American military workers in Vietnam increased noticeably, from 16,000 consultants in non-fighting roles in 1963 to 550,000, mostly combat roles, in early 1968. American fatalities ascended and the peace procedure bogged down. Growing restlessness with the war was enthused a large, annoyed antiwar group, based particularly on university campuses within the United States and out of the country.
Lyndon B. Johnson came across further troubles when summer insurrections broke out in nearly all key cities after 1965 and offense rates ascended, as his enemies rose insists for the law and order policies. Though Johnson commenced his presidency with extensive approval, support for him declined because the public became additionally distressed with both the conflict and the growing aggression at home. The Democratic Party was divided into numerous feuding groups, and after Lyndon B. Johnson performed poorly during the 1968 New Hampshire primary, he put an end to his bid for reelection. Lyndon B. Johnson is ranked positively by some historians due to his home policies.
Lyndon B. Johnson died on the 29th of May in 1998 at the age of 89 in Paradise Valley, Arizona.