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format and jfk 18/12/2008 19:11:00 FORMAT: progressivism, new deal, great society for cumulative essay 30 40 30 -answer ALL PARTS cumulative essay: progressivism? -don’t have to know anything about Reagan except for rise of conservativisim in  the  1970’s -foreign policy NOT on the test -agricultural/industrialization -war time industrialization FINAL REVIEW: -last 1/3 of the course -JFK and LBJ (liberal reform) -blood justice -civil rights -19 -KNOW CIVIL RIGHTS JFK: Famous for the way he helped transform politics Shaved and wore a dark suit in debate – became more important than what he said Inspirational, talks about how America can help itself stay great and help other  people around the world, establishes peace core, embarrasses himself in Cuba (look  up) -image vs. idealism: youngest president ever elected, he looked good, he secretly had  health problems Cuban missile crisis – saved us from nuclear annihilation (brinkmanship? Each side was  pushing each other to the brink – potentially could have faced nuclear war) Cuba-communist, US doesn’t like that, we tried to overthrow them, Castro not pleased,  threatened putting nucs on the island, US found out about it, we blockade and work out  a deal where we withdraw nucs from turkey, and diffuse the crisis (nuclear hotline)
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course HIST 157 taught by Professor Smead during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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