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Unformatted text preview: • 1952 election o Eisenhower v. Stevenson • Concluding the conflict o Ceasefire, July 1953 Impact of Hot War on the Cold War • Demonstrated significance of Asia in the campaign of communism • Set precedent for future undeclared wars • Soured Sino-American relations while strengthening Japanese-American ties • Made recommendations of NSC-68 a reality, expanding military expenditures dramatically Age of Affluence • Eisenhower Administration • Changing labor patterns • The suburban ideal o GI Bill and the Federal Housing Administration o Levittown and the postwar suburbs o Automobile and the Interstate Highway Act, 1956...
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- Cold War, Bipolarity Competing Security, Cold War Mobilization, Affluence Eisenhower Administration, communism Set precedent, Containment George Kenman