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Chapter 28 Review
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A key element in the postwar consumer revolution was..
the development of shopping as a form of recreation, the growth of consumer credit and the increase in advertising, especially on television.
A major catalyst for the Suez War in 1956 was the cancellation by the United States of a major dam project in Egypt.
According to Eisenhower, " dynamic conservationism" meant being "conservative when it comes to money and liberal when it comes to human beings.
After World War 11, black americans....
left the rural south for the urban north
Although the 1950s had a "happy days" image, in reality it was complicated times as Americans worried about the future.
As a result of the Little Rock crisis, the city's high schools closed.
By 1953, the United States involvement in Vietnam consisted of ....
Supporting two-thirds of the cost of the French war effort.
Challenges to the Plessy decision's separate-but-equal doctrine were led by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Critics of conformity and complacency in the 1950s included...
During the period of postwar prosperity, the...
gap between the average incomes for blacks and whites increased.
Eisenhower always fought hard for civil rights causes.
Eisenhower failed in his objective to abolish the Social Security program.
Eisenhower's farewell address dealt with....
the dangers of a military-industrial complex
In Brown v. Board of Education, the supreme court ruled that.....
"separate-but-equal" in public education was unconstitutional.
In the 1952 campaign, Eisenhower promised to...
secure peace in korea
John Foster Dulles advocated the liberation of Eastern Europe.
One major effect go the GI Bill of rights was...
the democratization of high education
Rock- and -roll music ws directly related to...
rhythm and blues
Senator Joseph McCarthy went too far when he....
charged that the army was "soft" on communism
The Beats originated in Greenwich Village in NYC.
The Civil Rights Act of 1957....
had the support of President Eisenhower.
The Diem government of South Vietnam, endorsed by Eisenhower, refused to hold the free elections promised for all Vietnamese in the Geneva Accords of 1954.
The Eisenhower administration's policy of brinkmanships called or reliance on....
The Suez War of 1956 occurred at the same time as the.....
Soviet repression of an uprising in Hungary.
The U-2 incident revealed that Eisenhower had lied to Nikita Khrushchev about the true nature of spy plane over the Soviet Union and was a major crisis during the cold war.
The baby boom began in the late 1950's.
The ideal woman in 1956, according to Life magazine, was one who balanced home and career.
The leader of the South Vietnamese was Ho Chi Minh.
The suburbs boomed because....
affordable, Levitt-style homes, government-backed mortgages and improved roads and cars.
William Levitt's houses were not initially available to blacks.
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