Between 1965 and 1966, Congress passed 181 of the 200 major bills that President Johnson requested. Some members of Congress were concerned about the rapid pace of reform.
Johnson hopes to change society by ending racial injustice & poverty
Johnson's reforms focus on improving health care Medicare helps people over 65 pay for their medical expenses Medicaid gives health insurance for people with low incomes
Science & Technology
October 1957 the Soviets launched Sputnik the worlds first artificial satellite, into space The Space Race, Continued: Super-powers compete the propaganda war for Technological SupremacySuper-powers compete the propaganda war for Technological Supremacy