chapter 27 quiz

During the 1950s, for middle-class Americans, the good life consisted of all of the following EXCEPT
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In the 1950s, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles supported a foreign policy strategy ofgoing to the brink of war to halt the Soviets' efforts to extend their territory any farther.The great resurgence of evangelical Christianity in 1950s America was most evident in the dramatic rise to popularity ofBilly Graham.In her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan argued thatwomen needed fulfillment outside of their devotion to the domestic ideal.How did President Dwight Eisenhower ultimately respond to the Arkansas National Guard's attempts to block the enrollment of nine black students in Little Rock's Central High School in 1957?He sent federal troops to Little Rock to oversee the integration of the school.In the United States of the 1950s,and ethic of consumption promised satisfaction and happiness.What was the purpose of the Eisenhower Doctrine?To aid any Middle Eastern nation requesting assistance against armed aggression from any country controlled by international communismThe intent of Brown v. Board of Education (1954) was to guarantee thatblack students had access to the same educational resources as whites.Why did the Montgomery, Alabama, police arrest Rosa Parks on December 1, 1955?She refused give up her seat on the bus to a white man.The Martin Luther King Jr. first received national attention for his role in theMontgomery bus boycott.President Dwight Eisenhower viewed communism in Vietnam asa force that had to be stopped before it spread to other Asian countries.According to President Dwight Eisenhower, the "military-industrial complex" is needed for all of the following reasons EXCEPT (Course Reader Document 27.1)For mobilizing and preparing for the offensiveAccording to President Dwight Eisenhower, which of the following is NOT an implication of the "military-industrial complex" (Course Reader Document 27.1)Research conducted by solitary inventorsIn Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled against segregated schools on the grounds that they(Course Reader Document 27.2)denied black children "equal protection of the laws."What was the "military-industrial complex" President Dwight Eisenhower warned Americans about before he left office (Course Reader Document 27.1)?An association between the military and defense contractors to spend more money on the research and the creation of weaponsThe Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954) overturned which of the following precedents (Course Reader Document 27.2)?Separate but equal established in Plessy v. Ferguson(1896)What was the key to President Dwight Eisenhower's "New Look" in foreign policy?A smaller conventional army bolstered by strength in airpower and nuclear weaponsWhich new civil rights organization chose Martin Luther King Jr. as its leader in January of 1957?The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)In the 1950s, the CIA intervened in the internal affairs of which of the following countries?GuatemalaTelevision in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950stransformed American culture, politics, news, education, and even religion more than almost any other technological invention ever had.What was President Dwight Eisenhower's most important and far-reaching domestic initiative?The passage of the Interstate Highway Act of 1956