The Eisenhower Era 1952

The Eisenhower Era 1952 - Illinois Republicans nominated...

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The Eisenhower Era 1952-1960 religion in the 50s is more about conforming and what we  can see there was a surge of religion. Some would say  there were more churches built during this time more than  ever. At the same time there was a unity to all of the  churches. Bill Graham a young preacher from California  becomes one of the largest evangelists in the history of  America. Also in the 50s, we added the phrase one nation  under God to the pledge of allegiance. We added it  because of the red scare and all the other foolishness we  were dealing with in regards to the USSR.  The Election of 1952  The Democrats nominated Adlai E. Stevenson…he will run  against Eisenhower both times…he is the governor of 
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Unformatted text preview: Illinois Republicans nominated General Dwight D. Eisenhower… he was a popular general…during was president at a university….the Republicans pick Senator Nixon to be Vice President because he knew politics…Nixon is very into the Red Scare…Nixon had a slush fund and this almost makes the Republicans take him off the election ticket….In order to prevent such a thing, Nixon gets on tv and delivers the famous “checkers speech” because he said that he and his was just a middle class family and they did not have enough money to take care of his dog checkers…he was one of the first to use television to get positive results The result…Ike won 442-89...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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