Lyndon B Johnson

Lyndon b. Johnson

Lyndon b. Johnson, the 36 th president was born August 27, 1908 in stonewell, Texas. He was a good president because if he had   not had to deal with that Vietnam mess that he inherited from Eisenhower and Kennedy. He would have gone down in history as one of the best Presidents we have ever had. He was able to get legislation passed that FDR had had to stop working on due to World War II. Voting rights, civil rights, and his Great Society improved our country enormously, including Medicare. FDR had wanted all these things for our country, and Johnson shared his vision.
Born August 27, at Stonewall, Texas. The first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson was born in a small farmhouse on the Pedernales River. Lyndon attend school at Johnson City High School and graduate May 24, 1914. He later went on to get a higher education, he attend Texas State Teachers College (now Texas State University) at San Marcos, Texas. He later droped out of school for a year to serve as principal and teach fifth, sixth, and seventh grades at Welhausen School, a Mexican-American school in the south Texas town of Cotulla. He still had time to be a leader in many extracurricular activities, editing the school paper and starring on the debate team. Lyndon   graduated with a B.S. degree. He taught for a few weeks at Pearsall High School, in Pearsall, Texas, and then took a job teaching public speaking at Sam Houston High School in Houston, Texas. In the Fall of 1934, Lyndon briefly attended Georgetown University Law School in Washington, D.C. November 17, 1934, Lyndon married Claudia Alta Taylor ( Lady Bird Johnson).On March 19, the Johnson’s welcomed the birth of their first daughter, Lynda Bird. On July 2, the Johnson’s welcomed the birth of their second daughter, Luci Baines.
From his early days Lyndon understood the importance of school and education.Lyndon had skills in teaching which helped him learn the ways congress worked through jobs...