Describe the who, what, where, and why of the Brown vs. Board of Education case.
Who: Linda Brown (7 years old) What: Her parents and 9 other sets went to court to help their children to be enrolled in the white school. Where: Topeka, Kansas Why: Walked a long way to school when there was an all white school close by.
A bill that was proposed by Kennedy, but didn’t become law until the Johnson administration.
Lyndon Johnson was good at manipulating people…how did he do this?
Johnson would find out everything about a person. He would flatter then, promise them things, and threaten. All the while suggesting that their decisions were going to be the difference in success or failure.
The right to an attorney regardless of ability to pay.
How would you compare the Kennedy and Johnson administrations?
Final Jeopardy Answer… Kennedy: visionary, inspired hope, appealing, cautious at first, not a clear mandate, initiated some programs abroad, a few at home, assassinate before second term. Johnson: experienced, aggressive, carried through Kennedy’s ideas and went beyond to pass many social reform programs.