“Civil Rights Breakthroughs” Please respond to the following: (Note: Please respond to the following item in a primary posting of at least 125 words. In addition, please make a substantive comment (at least five sentences) to one  of your classmates.)
Lyndon Johnson believed that his Great Society programs (which included the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act) would greatly benefit not only the African American minority but the vast majority of white Americans who lived in poverty in places like Appalachia. After watching the video, use Lyndon Johnson’s words to describe what this Great Society would look like. After reading this week’s chapter, identify at least two programs that were part of the Great Society and assess how they impacted the lives of racial minorities and poor white Americans.
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