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Unformatted text preview: Student Name: MacKenzie Guthrie Truman and Eisenhower At this point you know a great deal about the beliefs and actions of America’s first two Cold War presidents, Harry Truman (1945 – 1953) and Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953 – 1961). Complete the following chart to compare how Truman and Eisenhower addressed the each issue listed in the first column. Truman Eisenhower Similar or Different? He wanted to release They had the tension that had different been caused from the relationships at Cold War. But he ended first, but then they up causing tension became similar He believed there was They had similar again after he sent U-2 after certain Attitude toward some in union ideas. abovedanger the soviet incidents. Communism and Communism, so in as a spy. Containment order to keep it contained he made a Intervened in Vietnam to They had Similar doctrine to protect those Use of Military start a crusade ideas. who request aidagainst from Force and communism. Used a the international Technology plane to spy on the communism. Soviet Union during the Space Race to see how or ahead Do you think that one president was more successful far thanbehind the other? Why or they why not? Write at least were. three sentences in the space below: Relationship with Soviet leaders There was tension between the soviet leaders and Truman because of the Truman Doctrine He wanted to help protect nations from the hands of communism, which is how he ended up creating the Truman Used military to enforce Doctrine. a United Nations resolution calling for an end to hostilities, and to stem the spread of communism in Asia. I believe that Truman was the more successful president because he never had the intensions to begin releasing tension. He had made it very clear that he did not like the fact that communism was spreading and had no intension of letting up. Eisenhower on the other hand, wanted to release tensions in the beginning but utterly failed after U-2, the plane used to spy on the soviet union, had been discovered, which created more tension. ...
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