Chapter 27: The Eisenhower Years
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President Eisenhower's "modern Republicanism: can best be described as
a general acceptance of the New Deal programs and a balanced budget
John Foster Dulles' "new look" to U.S. foreign policy included all of the following EXCEPT
recognizing the Communist government of China
U.S. intervention in Iran in 1953 and in Guatemala in 1954 are examples of
the use of covert action by the CIA
"We declare that however acute the idealogical differences between the two systems-the socialist and the capitalist-we must solve questions in dispute among states not by war, but by peaceful negotiation."
This statement by Nikita Khrushchev in 1957 expressed the idea of
Which of the following represented a major crisis during Eisenhower's presidency?
British, French, and Israeli invasion of Egypt
In the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the Supreme Court ruled that
racially segregated schools are inherently unequal and unconstitutional
The Montegomery bus boycott and Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins are examples of
protests agains segregation coming from the African American community
During the 1950s, all of the following contributed to a more homogeneous culture EXCEPT
the Beat generation
The United States during the Eisenhower years was characterized by
increased middle-class affluence
All of the following represented a criticism of the society and conformity of the 1950s EXCEPT
David Halberstam's The Best and the Brightest
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