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Unformatted text preview: focused on the positive image of Germany while the Nazi’s prepared for what became the start of WWII. 3. President Eisenhower felt obligated to enforce the desegregation laws at Little Rock because of the declining reputation of the U.S. internationally. With the growing threat of Little Rock being used against the U.S. in the Cold War, Eisenhower felt the need to uphold the image of democracy. 4. Dudziak explains that “by the degree and pace of integration, it may be that Cooper succeeded more in maintaining democracy’s image than in actually desegregating the schools.” (pg. 151). While Eisenhower was satisfied with his popularity for enforcing the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education, it wasn’t long before Arkansas created the Pupil Placement Law which was able to keep integration minimal without technically using race as the reason....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course IAH 201 taught by Professor Dontknow during the Spring '05 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '05