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june 4 tues
why was president truman criticized w regard to the korean war?
he was the one who sent the troops to korea, but america suffered heavy losses of men and money
why did the cia become involved w guatemala?
eisenhower believed guatemala had communist sympathies
how did senator joseph mccarthy's investigations change when eisenhower took office?
they got more hardcore
how did the us respond to the hungarian uprising in 1956?
the us didn't respond - the truman doctorine did not extend to satellite countries
what brought the end of mccarthy's power?
1954 - mccarthy accused the us army, so then there was a televised investigation by the senate. mccarthy was seen bullying & lost public support
what was the eisenhower doctorine?
the us would defend any middle east co against an attack by a communist country
what is the relationship between brinkmanship & john foster dulles?
jfd wanted brinkmanship (the us using all of its force against communist)
why did eisenhower appeal to voters in 1952?
he was different from the current leadership (which was dem) he preached "modern republicanism" aka "dunamic conservatism"
what kind of domestic economic policies did eisenhower support?
homes, auto, & family
did stalin's death affect the relationship between the us / soviet u?
the tension diminished
what areas of the economy experienced growth during the eisenhower years?
consumerism rose greatly
in the us, what happened in the 1950s w regard to suburban areas and population figures, white collar jobs, and savings accts?
they all increased
what was the significance of the bay of pigs invasion?
kennedy approved it but it major fail
which event marked the height of tension between the us and the soviet u during the 1960s?
cuban missile crisis
what was john f kennedy's greatest strength as pres?
he was cool
what happened in cuba, 1962?
cuban missile crisis
locate dallas tx
what happened there, nov 1963?
jfk shot dead
name one of kennedy's weaknesses as pres
bay of pigs - he made many mistakes
what were the findings of the warren commission?
oswald shot the pres
what was the relationship between the us space program and the us image abroad?
the us space program caused competition
how did kennedy's and johnson's legislative records differ?
johnson wanted legislation reform
how did the civil rights act of 1964 increase the power of the federal gov?
it federally outlawed racism
what did senator goldwater support in his 1964 campain?
less fed gov, esp w civil rights
describe the programs included in johnson's vision of the great society
gave help to try to make everyone equal and successful
miranda v arizona, gideon v wainwright, and escobedo deal w
what were the conservative criticisms of the warren court?
it brought change - less statewide censorship, no more religion in school
how were black americans made to feel like second class in the south, 1950s?
what was the effect of the supreme court decision of plessy v fergusen in 1896?
it created separate but equal
where did the bus boycott happen
how was the sncc different from the sclc
sncc - nonviolent (mlk jr); sclc - violent (CORE)
who led the black power movement?
what happened at watts
a major race riot that needed the nat'l guard
what did malcom x first avocate
nation of islam (later blacks should segregate)
why did the us support france's return to vietnam after wwII
the wanted to stop the spread of communism
what did the tonkin gulf resolution allow lbj to do