Dwight D. Eisenhower
-commander of United States troops in Europe during World War II
-landed troops in North Africa
Harry S. Truman
-president who decided to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
-president of the United States during the Korean War
Conflict over communism eventually led to the invasion of South Korea
How did Cold War issues contribute to the Korean War
The signing of a peace treaty by North Vietnam, the Vietcong, South Vietnam, and the United States occurred in _____________on January 17, 1973.
two years and ten months
How long had President Kennedy been in office when he was assassinated on November 22, 1963?
Alliance For Progress
-Which of Kennedy's programs was intended to provide funds for social programs and to help in promoting democratic institutions?
-Kennedy's program that signaled a shift in attitude of the United States toward Latin America was called the:
President Johnson's program to create new jobs and to appropriate money to faltering economic areas was called War on ________________
President Johnson's health insurance plan for the elderly became known as _________________.
Trying to end the __________, some people believe President Johnson sacrificed his political career for the cause of peace
President Carter pardoned all men that had run away from the ________________ during the Vietnam War.
Orchestrating the War in Iraq?
What was the most significant event of George W. Bush's presidency?
Germany's sinking of American supply ships
The event that led to United States involvement in World War I was:
holding negotiations at the White House
Lyndon Johnson helped settle a potential railroad strike by:
all public school districts must end segregation
During Richard Nixon's administration, the Supreme Court made two desegregation rulings. One of them stated that:
the Environmental Protection Agency
Because of the concerns of the public about pollution, Richard Nixon established:
James E. Carter
-defeated Gerald Ford in 1976
-the hostages were held by Iran during the presidency of __________
the war was to be turned back over to the South Vietnamese
What did President Nixon's policy of Vietnamization mean for the United States?