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Eisenhower Era

Which of the following was not true of the changing nature of work in the 1950s

There were fewer jobs in the military related aerospace industry

During the late 1940s and early 1950s most American Women

cared for their families and did not work outside the home

The impact of mass media on religion was reflected in the rise of religious televangelists like

Billy Graham and Oral Roberts

The fundamental criticism directed against the new popular mass media culture in the 1950s, by such social critics as David Riesman and William H. Whyte Jr. was that

Americans had become affluent conformists unable to think for themselves.

Richard Nixon was selected as Dwight Eisenhower's vice-presidential runnning mate in 1952 as a concession to the

hard-line anticommunists

Richard Nixon's Checkers speech, during the 1952 presidential campaign

demonstrated the new power of television and kept him on the republican ticket

During the 1952 preseidential campaign, Republican candidate Dwight Eisenhower declared that he would __________ to help to end the Korean War.

personally go to Korea

In terms of politics, television did all of the following except

enable political parties to continue their role of education and mobilizing the electorate.

Dwight Eisenhower's greatests asset as president was his

enjoyment of the affection and respect of the American people

Among anticommunists, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy was the

one who most damaged free speech and fair play

The record would seem to indicate that President Eisenhower's strongest commitment during his presidency was to

social harmony

In response to Senator Joseph McCarthy's anticommunist attacks, President Eisenhower

allowed him to control personnel policy at the State Department

Senator Joseph McCarthy first rose to national prominence by

charging that dozens of known communists were working within the US State Department

Perhaps Senator Joseph McCarthy's most outrageous charge was that

General George C. Marshall was part of a procommunist conspiracy to betray America

As a result of Senator McCarthy's crusade against communist subversion in America

the state department lost a number of asian specialists who might have counseled a wiser course in vietnam

Senator McCarthy's anticommunist cruse ended when he

attacked the united states army for allegedly sheltering communists

The new militancy and restlessness among many members of the african american community after 1945 was especially generated by

the gap between american ideals and racial practices revealed by World War II.

In an effort to overturn Jim Crow laws and the segregated system that they had created,. african americans used all of the following methods except

appeals to foreign governments to pressure the United Sates to establish racial justice

when singer Paul Robeson began to criticize American racial policies in Europe

the state department revoked Robeson's passport

Swedish writer Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma essentially argued that

America's racial segregation was a hypocritical contradiction of its democratic ideals.

Which of the following is least related to the other four?

orval faubus

The supreme court began to advance the cause of civil rights in the 950's because

congress and the presidency had largely abdicated their responsibilities by keeping hands off the issue

in the epochal 1954 decision in brown v board of education of topeka, the supreme court

declared that the concept of seperate but equal facilities for blacks and whites was unconstitutional

the 1954 supreme court case that ruled racially segregated school systems inherently unequal was

brown v board of education

on the subject of racial justice, President Eisenhower

had advised against integrating the armed forces

president dwight eisenhower's attitude toward racial justice can best be descrived as

not inclined toward promoting intregration

the student nonviolent coordinating committee was an outgrowth of the

sitin movement launched by young southern blacks

as president, dwight eisenhower supported

putting the brakes on military spending

president eisenhower defined the domestic philosophy of his administration as

dynamic conservatism

dwight eisenhower's policies toward native maericans included

a return to the assimilations goals of the dawes severalty act of 1887

the eisenhower-promoted public works project that was far larger and more expnesive than anything in roosevelt's new deal was the

interstate highway system

during his presidency, dwight eisenhower accepted the principle and extended the benefits of

the social security system

as a part of hi new look foreign policy, president eisenhower

called for open skies over both the united states and soviet union

as the grench fortress of dienbienphu was about to fall to ho chi minh's communist forces in 1954, president eisenhower

refused to permit any american military involvement

president eisenhower vehemently anticommunist secretary of state, through most of his two administrations, was

John Foster Dulles

Thhe basic military strategy of eisenhower's and dulles's new look foreign policy in the 1950s aimed at

greater relianceon air power and the deterrent power of nuclear weapons than on the army and navy

in 1956, when hungary revolted against continued domination by the soviet union, the united states under dwight eisenhower

did nothing to help to defeat communists

the leader of the nationalist movement in vietnam since world war I was

Ho Chi Minh

The 1955 Geneva Conference

called for the two vietnams to hold national elections within two years

in response to supposed soviet threat to middle eastern oil, the american central intelligence agency in 1953

staged a soup to overthrow the iranian government and install shah mohammed rez pahlevi as dictater

in 1956 the united states condemned ____________ as the aggressors in the suez canal crisis.

britain and france

during the 1950s, the central intelligence agency engineered pro-american political coups in both

iran and guatemala

the suez crisis marked the last time in history that the united states could

use its oil weapon to make foreign policy demands

the 1957 eisenhower doctrine empowered the president to extend economic and military aid to nations of _____________ that wanted help to resist communist aggression

the middle east

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