Chapter 33 - Chapter 33 I. Time for a change 1. Eisenhower...

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Chapter 33 I. Time for a change 1. Eisenhower wins 1952 election with Nixon as VP II. Eisenhower’s “Hidden-Hand” Presidency A. Ike 1. Eisenhower grew up in Kansas 2. Some say he was a “do nothing” President but that is not true. 3. “Hidden Hand presidency”: Eisenhower deliberately acted passive to hide his active involvement. B. “Dynamic conservatism” At Home 1. Eisenhower kept the New Deal in act during time of prosperity and even expanded the New Deal. 2. We had shit going down with Korea at this time and Eisenhower told them he would nuke them if it came to it. Shortly after we threatened them we made an agreement. C. Concluding a Witch Hunt 1. 1950’s Senator Joeseph McCarthy sought to find all the communist in the government, but everyone just thought he was crazy so they voted him out of the senate. III. Foreign Intervention A. Secretary of State, John Dulles expanded the nation’s intervention in foreign affairs. He saw the world not divided into countries but powers of good and
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course HIST 106 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Chapter 33 - Chapter 33 I. Time for a change 1. Eisenhower...

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