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LYNDON B JOHNSON’S AMERICAN DREAM OF THE “GREAT SOCIETY” AS SEEN IN JOHNSON’S SPEECHES

WIBOWO, YUDA (2019) LYNDON B JOHNSON’S AMERICAN DREAM OF THE “GREAT SOCIETY” AS SEEN IN JOHNSON’S SPEECHES. Bachelor thesis, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.

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Abstract

This undergraduate thesis describes an American Dream along with liberalism theory. This statement proposes to analyze the concept of American Dream outlined by Lyndon B. Johnson on transforming the face of the United States from a place with full of social problems to a perfect society. This undergraduate thesis has two main objectives to outline American Dream and the great society effect during the Sixties. This undergraduate thesis utilizes a descriptive qualitative method. There are two types of data that concluded in this undergraduate thesis, they are primary and secondary data. The primary data are from printed transcript of Lyndon B. Johnson speech, printed document of the United States law under Lyndon B. Johnson. The secondary data are from books, academic journals, articles, and data from online sources. In this undergraduate thesis, the researcher uses an interdisciplinary approach that examining culture and social approach. The researcher completes this undergraduate thesis uses the theory of American Dream and Modern Liberalism. On analyzing the main issue, the researcher uses American Dream theory by Jackson Frederick Turner to construct an outline of American Dream related The Great Society and Modern Liberalism by Shalwyn J. Schapiro to strengthen the first theory. The results of this undergraduate thesis show that The Great Society successfully change the face of the United States from a complex society to a “perfect” society. The Great Society successfully applied “War on Poverty” and “Civil Rights” to American society and changed the face injustice and deceasing poverty in the United States. Besides these acts, The Great Society also construct a number of facilities that could make American’s life be easy. Further, in this undergraduate thesis, the researcher summarizes that value of equality, hard work, learn a new thing could upwards American society condition a head.

Item Type: Naskah Publikasi (Bachelor)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Letters (Fakultas Sastra) > S1-English Letters(S1-Sastra Inggris)
Depositing User: publikasi uad
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2019 08:06
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2019 08:06
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/15002

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