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history exam 4
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Highways Act 1956
Financing for 40,000 miles of new interstate highways
Economist who wrote The Affluent Society. Attacked the culture of acquisition and admiration of wealth and privilege
The Affluent Society
Book by John Galbraith. Point out decay in cities and looming problems
Pediatrician who wrote about raising children. Emphasized nurturing rather than punishing
Rock n Roll
New style of casual music that was coined by Allen Freed
Cleveland DJ who coined the term Rock n Roll
Ambassador of rock n roll to white America
Modern artist. Threw paint on a canvas
Prominent leader in 1950's. Brand of leadership was Dynamic Conservatism.
Eisenhower's brand of leadership.
Eisenhower's vice president. Did his dirty work of being an anticommunist crusader
Democratic presidential candidate who ran against Eisenhower in 1952 and 1956.
Foreign policy on military engagement. Bring each side on brink of conflict.
Battle of Dien Bien Phu
1954 battle in Vietnam. French and South Vietnam against North Vietnam backed by Chinese and Soviets
Democratically elected president of Guatemala who was nationalist and socialist. Overthrown by the CIA in 1954
Throws over Batista, dictator of Cuba in 1959 revolution.
Soviet's manmade satellite that was sent into space in 1957. Created paranoia in USA
Idea that Soviets had much more weapons and technology than the US
American high speed, supersonic jet that could take high level photographs to spy on Soviets
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