How did Johnson's Great Society change the role of the federal government?

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Feb 16, 2017

Answer:

It increased the role of the federal government in managing people's lives by introducing welfare.

Explanation:

The Great Society pursued the evolution introduced by the New Deal of FDR in the thirties. It gave the federal government a greater involvement in the economy and in society. It was also aimed at reducing poverty by contrasting with the traditional market economy that had prevailed before.