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LEONA CHEN AP US HIST CH. 38 EISENHOWER ERA NOTES: 1952-1960 I.1952 - Eisenhower defeats Stevenson for presidency A. Eisenhower easily defeated Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson and became the first career soldier since Ulysses S. Grant to be elected President. B. Although many presidents have served in the military, Eisenhower would be the only general to serve as President in the 20th century. - Hemingway published The Old Man and the Sea A. written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. B. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. C. One of his most famous works. D. Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. II. 1953 - CIA-engineered coup installs shah of Iran A. One of the world's longest-lasting monarchies B. Iranian monarchy went through many transformations over the centuries, from the days of the Persian Empire to the establishment of modern day Iran. III. 1954 - French defeated in Vietname A. French are defeated at Dien Bien Phu after the United States refuses to send air support. The Geneva accords are signed by French and Vietminh, establishing the International Control Commission, deciding that the 17th parallel will be the temporary dividing line between the two B. creating plans for a free election in Vietnam no later than July 1956. C.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 10 taught by Professor Durver during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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