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This spouse deals an summary of Lyndon B. Johnson's lifestyles, presidency, and legacy, in addition to an in depth examine the primary arguments and scholarly debates from his time period in workplace.
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The trend away from the left’s hostility toward Johnson continued in Bruce J. Schulman’s compact Lyndon B. Johnson and American Liberalism (1995), which accepted Johnson as a dominant ﬁgure who linked liberalism from the 1930s through the 1970s, and who personiﬁed a liberal, activist government willing to take on any challenge. Johnson became the architect of the liberal movement’s most important achievements, and the agent of its demise. As a legislator, Johnson had adopted a slow, cautious approach to everything from McCarthyism to civil rights, and these tactics generally succeeded.
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Even legislators of the Deep South,” Randall Woods wrote, “were not willing to argue publicly that qualiﬁed individuals did not have the right to vote” (p. 586). ” In Mississippi, black registration rose from 6% to 44% in three years. “The act transformed Southern politics,” Conkin argued, so much so that a “decade later, former race baiters like George Wallace of Alabama would campaign actively for black votes and, surprisingly, often get them” (p. 217). Indeed, Robert Dallek declared, the 1965 Voting Rights Act increased black electoral participation so much that “white politicians seeking black votes abandoned the region’s traditional racist demagoguery” (1998: 220–1).