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Unformatted text preview: President Eisenhower instituted the Interstate Highway act of 1956 (Davidson, et al., 2005). This document included the Highway Trust Fund, which would pay for the huge highway system that had a completion date twenty years in the future. Money for the Highway Trust Fund came from tolls, gasoline and vehicle sales, and other road and automobile related taxes. Another topic of relevance was religion. While Christianity was the most common religion, Eisenhower realized that involvement with any faith (Judaism, Protestantism, etc.) made people happier and better off (Davidson, et al., 2005). President Eisenhower made public his belief that all people should believe in some form of religion or another, no matter what religion people chose. EISENHOWERS POLITICS REFERENCES Davidson, et al. (2005). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American republic (4 th ed). Upper Saddle River, N.J. McGraw-Hill....
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