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HO CHI MINH
- Declared Vietnams independence from France, and France fought to maintain its colony; WAR.
- Vietnamese nationalist, founded a coalition called the Vietminh to fight both the occupying Japanese forced and the French colonial rulers.
DIEN BIEN PHU
French asked for troops and airplanes from the united states to avert almost certain defeat at Dien Bien Phu, Eisenhower said no. Dien Bien Phu fell in May and so did the French colony of Vietnam
France signed a truce. Separating the Vietminh in the north from the puppet government in the south that was established by the French. The Vietnamese people were to vote in elections for a unified government. Mandated elections.
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization. Committed to the defense of Cambodia, Laos, and South Vietnam
led the uprising that drove out the US, supported dictator Fulgencio Batista and led the CIA to warn Eisenhower that “Communists and other extreme radicals appear to have penetrated that Castro movement”. Nationalized US companies property. Executed hundreds of Batista’s supporters
Dictator of cuba
intercontinental ballistic missile
the first artificial satellite to circle earth. USSR
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, established by Eisenhower
BROWN VS BOARD OF EDUCATION
Brown filed a suit because his daughter had to pass a white school 7 blocks from their home to get to her black school that was over a mile away. Another suit was about the separate but equal, the black schools were in horrible conditions. Eisenhower refused to endorse Brown.
a multitude of efforts to promote racial justice, education, medical care, urban development, environmental and economic health and more. Lyndon B. Johnson.
called for black pride, autonomy, separation from the corrupt [white] society. He was open to working with black integrationists and with whites. 3 black Muslims shot and killed him.
NATION OF ISLAM
drew on the long tradition of black nationalism and called themselves “black Muslims”
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