Outline-Eisenhower to Nixon

Outline-Eisenhower to Nixon - Lecture Outline The United...

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Lecture Outline The United States during the Cold War From Eisenhower to Nixon; The Eisenhower Era The Election of 1952—the Eisenhower candidacy Eisenhower’s victory and the end of the Korean War Eisenhower and Joe McCarthy o The Army-McCarthy trials; o The demise of Joe McCarthy The Eisenhower Administration in an age of affluence o Eisenhower’s “moderate Republicanism” o Pro-business leaders in the Administration o Interstate Highway Act o The brief Recessions of 1953 and 1957—Eisenhower, while resisting “New Deal” intervention, increases spending and aid, signaling the Republican acceptance of Federal responsibility and active intervention The Rise of the Warren Court and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement o Brown v. Board of Education o Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott o Martin Luther King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Eisenhower and Foreign Policy Eisenhower’s “New Look”—building a nuclear arsenal John Foster Dulles and “Brinkmanship” The Space Race The Eisenhower Legacy— o An age of prosperity o Republican support for the New Deal concept of a ‘welfare state’ o
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