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During the 1952 presidential campaign, Republican candidate Dwight Eisenhower declared that he would ____ to help to tend the Korean War.

personally got to Korea

Dwight Eisenhower's greatest asset as president was his

enjoyment of the affection and respect of the American people

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

social harmony

In response to Senator McCarthy, President Eisenhower

allowed him to control personnel policy at the state department

Senator McCarthy rose to national prominence by

charging that dozens of know Communists were working within the State Department

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

the state department lost a number of Asian specialists who might have might have counseled a wiser course in Vietnam

Senator McCarthy's anti-communist crusade ended when he

alleged that there were communists in the army

In an effort to overturn Jim Craw laws ans the segregated system that they had created, African Americans used all of the following methods except

appeals to foreign governments to pressure the US to establish racial justice

Which one of the following is LEAST related to the other three

Orval Faubus (related are nonviolent direct action, Martin Luther Kin, Jr., Rosa Parks, Mongomery bus boycott)

The Supreme Court began to advance the cause of civil rights in the 1950s because

congress had abdicted its responsbilities by refuing to deal with the issue

In the epochal 1954 decision in Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, the Supreme Court

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

The 1954 Supreme Court case that ruled racially segregated school systems "inherently unequal" was

Brown vs. Board of Education

On the subject of racial justice, President Eisenhower

had criticized president truman!s call for establishing a permanent fair employment practices commision

As president, Eisenhower supported

military budget cuts

President eisenhower defined the domestic philosophy of his administration as

compassionate conservatism

Eisenhower's policies toward Native Americans included

efforts at tribal perservation

Richardson Nixon was selected as Dwight Eisenhower's vice presidential running mate in 1952 as a concession to the

hard line anticommunist

Among anticommunists, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy was the

one who most damaged free speech

The largest public works project during Eishenhower's presidency was

the polio vaccine program

President Eisenhower's "New Look" foreign policy in the 1950s planned for

greater reliance on air power and the deterrent power of nuclear weapons

In 1956, when Hungary revolted against continued dominatin by the Soviet Union, the US under Eisenhower

gave only outdated military equitment to the Hungarian freedom fighter

The leader of the nationalist movement in Vietnam since WWI was


the 1955 Geneva Conference

established a permanent division of Vietnam

In 1956, the US condemned ____ as the agressors in the Suez Canal crisis

israel and turkey

During the 1950
s the Central Intelligence Agency engineered pro-American political coups in both

Iran and nicaragua

The 1957 Eisenhower Doctrine empowered the president to extend economic and military aid to nations of ___ that wanted help to resist communist aggression

latin american

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

the missile gap

The Paris summit conference scheduled for 1960 was aborted by the

quemoy episode

What may well have tipped the electoral scales for John F Kennedy in the presidential election of 1960 was

his religion or his televised debates ith richard m. nixon

When Eisenhower left the presidency in 1961

he remained an extraordinarily popular figure

The affluent life style developed in AMerica during the 1950s stimulated mainly by

the growth of the stock market

All of the following were harbingers of the emerging new life style of leisure and affluence EXCEPT

new forms of recreation

Compared to WWI, the literacy outpouring from WWII can be best described as

more disillsioned

Many of the better known American poets in the post WWII ear

actually produced second rate verse

In the 1950s, the work force began to change when

women held more than sixty percent of sll jobs

Between 1950 and 1980, the majority of newly created jobs in the clerical and service fields were held by

people with some college education

sports reflected the population shift toward West and the South

none of the above

In her book, The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan discusses

strategies for alerting thr image of women

The bracero program between the US and Mexico involved

transfering manufacturing jobs to mexico....

In the 1950s, the key to economic growth rested in


The rapid upsurge in the employment of women after 1945 can be attributed mainly to

the expansion of the service sector

Prospects for a Democratic victory in the 1952 presidential election were poor for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

Truman's refusal to seek another term

The cold war seemed to thaw a little when, in 1955, the Soviet Union agreed to

the reunification of east and west germany

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

enable political parties to continue their role of education

among anticommunists, senator mccarthy was the

one who most damaged free speech

During his second term, President Eisenhower took a more active personal role than before in governing the country because he

no longer trusted hisvice president, richard nixonto lend assistance

in response to the launching of sputnik by the soviet union in 1957

scientists blamed americas slowness on poor math and science ed

By the end of the 1950s, Latin American anger toward the U.S. had intensified because Washington had done all of the following except

continue to intervene in latin american affaris

. The new militancy and restlessness among many members of the AfricanAmerican community after 1945 was generated by

world war 2

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

racial equality

as a part of his new look foreign policy. eisenhower

soughgan alliance with china

several critics of the new consumerism of the 1950s charged that the american people

had become too indivulaist

arrange th following in chronological order


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