History: Check answers
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“Our prosperity rests on the basic [beliefs] that the work of free individuals makes a nation—and it is the job of Government to help them do the best they can... that our greatest resource is the health and skills and knowledge of our people... that older Americans... are entitled to live out their lives in dignity... that individual farmers and individual workers have a right to some protection against those forces which might deprive them of a decent income from the fruits of their labor.” —Lyndon Johnson, May 1964
According to Johnson, the primary role of government is to
A.) protect older Americans.
B.) provide a decent income.
*C.) support individual effort.
D.) conserve resources.