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Lyndon Baines Johnson Day
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Day is a legal state holiday in Texas. It falls every year on August 27, to mark the birthday of U.S
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Texas
Texas
Texas
(/ˈtɛksəs/, locally /-sɪz/; Spanish: Texas
Texas
or Tejas [ˈtexas]) is the second largest state in the United States
United States
by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas
Texas
shares borders with the U.S
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
(/ˌmæsəˈtʃuːsɪts/ (listen), /-zɪts/), officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England
New England
region of the northeastern United States. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the east, the states of Connecticut
Connecticut
and Rhode Island
Rhode Island
to the south, New Hampshire
New Hampshire
and Vermont to the north, and New York to the west. The state is named after the Massachusett
Massachusett
tribe, which once inhabited the east side of the area, and is one of the original thirteen states. The capital of Massachusetts
Massachusetts
is Boston, which is also the most populous city in New England
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TRIO (program)
The Federal TRiO Programs (TRiO) are federal outreach and student services programs in the United States designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. They are administered, funded, and implemented by the United States Department of Education. TRiO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs. TRiO also includes a training program for directors and staff of TRiO projects
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Upward Bound
Upward Bound
Upward Bound
is a federally funded educational program within the United States. The program is one of a cluster of programs now referred to as TRiO, all of which owe their existence to the federal Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (the War on Poverty
War on Poverty
Program) and the Higher Education Act of 1965. Upward Bound
Upward Bound
programs are implemented and monitored by the United States
United States
Department of Education. The goal of Upward Bound
Upward Bound
is to provide certain categories of high school students better opportunities for attending college. The categories of greatest concern are those with low income, those with parents who did not attend college,[1] and those living in rural areas
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United States Department Of Transportation
The United States
United States
Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation. It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, and began operation on April 1, 1967. It is governed by the United States
United States
Secretary of Transportation.Contents1 History 2 Administrations 3 Former Administrations 4 Budget 5 Related legislation 6 Freedom of Information Act processing performance 7 See also 8 Notes and references 9 External linksHistory[edit] Prior to the Department of Transportation, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Transportation administered the functions now associated with the DOT. In 1965, Najeeb Halaby, administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency – the future Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) – suggested to U.S. President Lyndon B
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Child Nutrition Act
The Child Nutrition Act (CNA) is a United States federal law
United States federal law
(act) signed on October 11, 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The Act was created as a result of the "years of cumulative successful experience under the National School Lunch Program
National School Lunch Program
(NSLP) to help meet the nutritional needs of children." The National School Lunch Program feeds 30.5 million children per day (as of 2007). NSLP was operated in over 101,000 public and nonprofit private schools in 2007.[1] The Special
Special
Milk Program, functioning since 1954, was extended to June 30, 1970 and incorporated into the act
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Architectural Barriers Act Of 1968
Architecture
Architecture
is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.[3] Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements. The term architecture is also used metaphorically to refer to the design of organizations and other abstract concepts
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List Of United States Senators From Texas
Texas
Texas
was admitted to the United States
United States
on December 29, 1845 and elects its U.S. Senators to Class 1 and Class 2. The state's current officeholders are Republicans Senate Majority Whip
Senate Majority Whip
John Cornyn (serving since 2002) and Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz
(serving since 2013). A total of 27 Democrats, 7 Republicans, and 1 Liberal Republican have served or are serving as U.S. Senators from Texas.Contents1 List of Senators 2 List of living former Senators 3 See also 4 ReferencesList of Senators[edit]Class 1 Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012. The next election will be in 2018.C o n g r e s sClass 2 Class 2 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014
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United States Senate
Majority (50)     Republican (50)Minority (49)     Democratic (47)      Independents (2) caucusing with the DemocratsVacant (1)     Vacant (1)Length of term6 yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 states.Last electionNovember 8, 2016 (34 seats)Next electionNovember 6, 2018 (33 seats)Meeting placeSenate chamber United States
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Richard Nixon
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th president of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1974. The only president to resign from the office, he previously served as the nation's 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, and as a representative and senator from California. Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, California. He completed his undergraduate studies at Whittier College, then graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1937 and returned to California
California
to practice law. He and his wife Pat moved to Washington in 1942 to work for the federal government. He served on active duty in the Navy Reserve during World War II. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1946 and to the Senate in 1950. His pursuit of the Hiss Case
Hiss Case
established his reputation as a leading anti-Communist and elevated him to national prominence
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Andrew Johnson
United States ArmyUnion ArmyYears of service 1862–1865Rank Brigadier GeneralBattles/wars American Civil War Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson
(December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the Civil War concluded. The new president favored quick restoration of the seceded states to the Union. His plans did not give protection to the former slaves, and he came into conflict with the Republican-dominated Congress, culminating in his impeachment by the House of Representatives. He was acquitted in the Senate by one vote. Johnson was born in poverty in Raleigh, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
and never attended school
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John Tyler
John Tyler
John Tyler
(March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States, serving from 1841 to 1845 after briefly being the tenth Vice President (1841); he was elected to the latter office on the 1840 Whig ticket with President William Henry Harrison. Tyler ascended to the presidency after Harrison's death in April 1841, only a month after the start of the new administration. He was a supporter of states' rights, and as president he adopted nationalist policies only when they did not infringe on the powers of the states. His unexpected rise to the presidency, with the resulting threat to the presidential ambitions of Henry Clay
Henry Clay
and other politicians, left him estranged from both major political parties. Tyler, born to a prominent Virginia
Virginia
family, became a national figure at a time of political upheaval
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Barry Goldwater
Barry Morris Goldwater
Morris Goldwater
(January 2, 1909[1] – May 29, 1998) was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term United States
United States
Senator from Arizona
Arizona
(1953–65, 1969–87) and the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States
United States
in 1964. Despite his loss of the 1964 presidential election in a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited with sparking the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s. While he had supported other federal civil rights measures, Goldwater was a vocal opponent of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; he believed it to be an overreach by the federal government
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Assassination Of John F. Kennedy
President of the United StatesPresidencyTimeline1960 CampaignElectionInaugurationNew Frontier Foreign PolicyDoctrine"A Strategy of Peace" Bay of PigsCuban Missile Crisis Civil Rights AddressPartial Nuclear Test Ban TreatyClean Air Peace Corps"We choose to go to the Moon"Space programsMercury Gemini ApolloAppointmentsCabinet JudgesAssassination and legacyNovember 22, 1963 State Funeral Eternal Flame Memorials Library Legacy Cultural depictionsv t eJohn F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated on Friday, November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m. in Dallas, Texas
Texas
while riding in a presidential motorcade in Dealey Plaza.[1] Kennedy was riding with his wife Jacqueline, Texas
Texas
Governor John Connally, and Connally's wife, Nellie, and was fatally shot by former U.S. Marine[2] Lee Harvey Oswald
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United States Presidential Line Of Succession
The United States presidential line of succession
United States presidential line of succession
is the order in which persons may become or act as President of the United States
President of the United States
if the incumbent president becomes incapacitated, dies, resigns, or is removed from office (by impeachment by the House of Representatives and subsequent conviction by the Senate). The line of succession is set by the United States Constitution
United States Constitution
and the Presidential Succession Act of 1947[1] as subsequently amended to include newly created cabinet offices. The succession follows the order of vice president, Speaker of the House of Representatives, President pro tempore of the Senate, and then the heads of federal executive departments who form the Cabinet of the United States
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