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Exam Review #3 Ike’s “Bangs for the Buck” 1. 1961 Farewell Address Who: Dwight D. Eisenhower When: 1961 What: Eisenhower wanted to reduce the size of the military so that its influence would also decrease. He thought that rather than spending money on the military, more money should be spent on people that need it. If the ties between the government and the defense are too strong, not enough attention is given to public interest. Where: America Historical significance: Eisenhower warned the American public of what a big defense system could do and that lasting peace was not near by. He warned that the military-industrial complex that had too much leverage in America. 2. “Bang for the Buck” Who: Dwight Eisenhower When: 1952-1960 What: Eisenhower wanted to be able to fight the Cold War, but notincrease military spending. Where: United States of America Historical Significance: Eisenhower that more money for the military meant less money for people who needed it. Eisenhower kept military spending at $50 million, by fighting the Cold War through covert activity and creation of a massive nuclear arsenal. 3. MAD Who: Dwight Eisenhower When: 1954 What: Mutual Assured Destruction; If one side attacked the other, the US would attack massively with nuclear weapons. Where: America/ Soviet Union Historical Significance: The United States did not want to meet the Soviet Union where they were. It was cheaper to make nuclear weapons, than to have men/women fight the war with tanks, training, weapons, and later pensions. The US was ahead of the Soviets in terms of technology, so they would have an advantage. – Bang for the Buck 4. Mohammed Mossadegh Who: Mohammed Mossadegh, leader of the Arab nationalists; United States and Britain When: 1951 What: Mossadegh did not want companies like the Anglo-Iranian oil company (Britain) to make money off of their oil. He nationalized the Iranian oil fields and seized the property away from the British. The United States and Britain organized a boycott against Iranian oil until the British was given back. They were afraid that Mossdegh was working for the Soviets.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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