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Apush GQ 26
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President Eisenhower's presidential platform was committed to
In 1952, President Truman fired 250 employees of the IRS because
Corruption within several federal agencies had been disclosed
Eisenhower's nickname was
Which of following was characteristic of the 1952 Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson?
He was brilliant but came across as too intellectual
At the end of his administration, which of the following had President Eisenhower done?
He had retained most of the basic New Deal structure and in some ways expanded the programs.
Which of the following contributed to the state of the economy in the United States after WW2?
Massive construction of US highways and airports
In an attempt to provide aid for returning servicemen after WW2, Congress passed the
GI Bill of Rights
Which of the following statements about the growth of suburbia in the 1950s is accurate?
The expansion of the middle class contributed to the growth of suburbs, which provided needed affordable housing close to cities
The renewed __________________ program allowed Mexican workers to serve as migrant workers in the United States during planting and harvest seasons
Who wrote the book The Affluent Society in the 1950s and challenged the idea that US prosperity was solving difficult social problems?
Many authors and social critics I'd the 1950s alleged that despite the Amerixan ideal of rugged individualism, the nation was actually celebrating
According to the textbook, Beat writers and poets wanted their art to change ____________________ rather than address social ills
During the Cold War, Soviet diplomats used ________________ to draw attention to defects in the Anerixan way of life.
America's racial discrimination
According to the textbook, the most important social movement in the United States in the twentieth century was
In the case _____________________, the Supreme Court ruled the concept of "separate but equal" unconstitutional.
Brown v. Board of Education
On Decemby 1, 1955 _____________________, an African Amerixab seamstress, refused to relinquish her seat to a white man on a city bus.
In 1957, nine African American students attended Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas for the first time. Which of the following statements accurately describes the actions taken by Eisenhower?
Eisenhower reluctantly dispatched federal troops there to maintain law and order, angering many southern politicians.
What was the line of thinking behind the creation of Dulles's and Eisenhower's strategy of mass retaliation?
The United States could not afford more military expenditures like those of the Korean War, so it would ise the threat of nuclear warfare to combat the global threat of communism.
What was one way in which the intervention of the United States in Iran in the 1950s was significant?
A CIA-engineered coup in Iran was viewed as successful and emboldened Eisenhower to authorize other secret operations to undermine government thought to be falling victim to communism
President Eisenhower used the ___________________ theory to explain why the Uniged States needed to fight communism in Vietnam.
The first step in Egyptian General Gamal Abdel Nasser's bid to become the leader of the Arab world was
Seizing the Suez Canal
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