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Unformatted text preview: interstate highway systems connecting America with eh idea this could help in evacuating cities in case of nuclear attacks support was not hard to get. So in 1956 the Interstate Highway Act was passed thus increasing jobs and stimulating the economy. Explain the politics of consensus. Eisenhower with his public popularity and high approval rating gave him increased political consensus. The fear of communist threats following WWII and throughout the cold war also contributed to the political consensus. This power did not last long with the 60s bringing the Vietnam War and other Civil Right Movements. References: Davidson, J., Gienapp, W., Heyrman, C., Lytle, M., & Stoff, M. (2006). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American Republic (4 th ed. Vols. 1, 2, and Combined). Boston: McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-297087-1....
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