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Chapter 26 - 1956 New Frontier – John F Kennedy’s...

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Chapter 27 Vocabulary Federal Highway Act of 1956 – Measure that provided federal funding to build a national system of interstate and defense highways. National Defense Education Act – 1958 act that allocated $280 million in grants for state universities to upgrade their science facilities, created $300 million low-interest loans for college students, and provided fellowship support for graduate students planning to go the college and university teaching. Landrum-Griffin Act – 1959 act that widened government control over union affairs and further control over union affairs and further restricted union use of picketing and secondary boycotts during strikes. Geneva Accord – Accord that called for reunification and national elections in Vietnam in
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Unformatted text preview: 1956. New Frontier – John F. Kennedy’s domestic and foreign policy initiatives, designed to reinvigorate sense of national purpose and energy. NASA – Federal agency created in 1958 to manage American apace flights and explorations. Alliance for Progress – Program of economic aid to Latin America during the Kennedy administration. Bay of Pigs – Site in Cuba of an unsuccessful landing by fourteen hundred anti-Castro refugees in April 1961. Cuban Missile Crisis – Crisis between the Soviet Union and the Untied States over the placement of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba....
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