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Democrats Are We

Democrats Are We Political Button Museum
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DEMOCRATS ARE WE FOR JOHNSON & HUMPHREY
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Blue and white photographs of two men's heads on a red, white and blue background with white text

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GREEN DUCK CO. CHICAGO

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Lyndon B. Johnson was the 37th President of the United States and Hubert Humphrey was his Vice President. In 1964, Democrat Lyndon B. Johnson ran for president against Republican Barry Goldwater. Johnson was already the incumbent president following the assassination of John F. Kennedy and ended up winning both the electoral college vote and popular vote in landslide. His popular vote percentage was. 61% - the highest since James Monroe's 1820 re-election. 

Johnson's presidency is mainly known for the "War on Poverty," civil rights movement and increased involvement in the Vietnam War, for which he garnered much criticism.

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