1358. Preemptive Strike
1359. Nikita Khrushchev, 1955 Geneva Summit
1360. Hungarian Revolt
1361. Abdul Nasser, Suez Crisis
1362. Peaceful coexistence
1363. Eisenhower doctrine
1364. Common Market
- The principle of not backing down in a crisis, even if it meant taking
- the country to the brink of war. Policy of both the U.S. and U.S.S.R.
- during the Cold War.
The doctrine of attacking an enemy force before they can attack you.
- Stalin's successor, wanted peaceful coexistence with the U.S.
- Eisenhower agreed to a summit conference with Khrushchev, France and
- Great Britain in Geneva, Switzerland in July, 1955 to discuss how
- peaceful coexistence could be achieved.
- 1956 - Hungary tried to overthrow the Communist government, partly
- encouraged by the U.S. The rebellion was quickly crushed.
- Egypt's dictator, Abdul Gamal Nasser, a former army officer who had led
- the coup that overthrew King Farouk, nationalized the Suez Canal in
- 1956, and was attacked by British, French and Israeli forces. The U.S.
- intervened on behalf of Egypt. Damaged Britain and France's standing as
- world powers.
- Khrushchev's proposal that the U.S. and U.S.S.R. could compromise and
- learn to live with each other.
- Eisenhower proposed and obtained a joint resolution from Congress
- authorizing the use of U.S. military forces to intervene in any country
- that appeared likely to fall to communism. Used in the Middle East.
- Popular name for the European Economic Community established in 1951 to
- encourage greater economic cooperation between the countries of Western
- Europe and to lower tariffs on trade between its members.