10. Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908, died on January 22, 1973. In 1965, in his State of the Union Address, President Johnson presented to Congress a list of laws necessary to achieve his Great Society plan, to lift millions of Americans out of poverty. poor. Under Johnson's leadership, Congress enacted sweeping legislation in the areas of civil rights, health care, education, and the environment. The 1965 State of the Union Message became the basis for a series of legislation relating to Health Care, Voting Rights, and Civil Rights, as well as the creation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Conference. White House of Natural Beauty. He also directed the space program that sent astronauts to the moon in 1969.