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1THIS IS A TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT. PRINT AND COMPLETE IN INK.The Eisenhower Years… Rockin’ FiftiesAPUSH Review Guide for AMSCO chapter 27. (or other sources covering the 1950’s)DirectionsPrint document and take notes in the spaces provided. Read through the guide before you begin reading. This step will help you focus on the most significant ideas and information as you read. This guide can earn bonus points for students completing guideIN ITS ENTIRETY BY QUIZ DATE.From the College Board Content Outline for Period 8Key Concept 8.1: The United States responded to an uncertainand unstable postwar world by asserting and working to maintain a position of global leadership, with far-reaching domestic and international consequences.Key Concept 8.2: New movements for civil rights and liberalefforts to expand the role of government generated a range of political and cultural responses.Key Concept 8.3: Postwar economic and demographic changeshad far-reaching consequences for American society, politics, and culture.Guided Reading, The Eisenhower Years, 1952-1960, pp 579-5931.Eisenhower Takes Command, pp 579-581Main IdeasDefinitions/Explanations/NotesAnalysisAfter World War II, the United States grappled with prosperity and unfamiliar international responsibilities, while struggling to live up toits ideals.Cold War policies led to continued public debates over the powerof the federal government, acceptable means for pursuing international and domestic goals, and the proper balancebetween The Eisenhower Years, 1952-1960 (1stparagraph of chapter)…1950s=happy days at home but also korean war, mccarthyism, civil rights movements, cold war.Eisenhower Takes Command…Republican campaign, middle-class supportThe Election of 1952…Fix mess in washington, 1st republican prez. in 20 yrs, Eisenhower is war hero, richard nixon is vp and attacked communists in the pastWhy was America ready for a Republican again? Long time of democrats, hope they will fix mess in washingtonWhat role did the Korean War play in this shift?mess in washington, want an active and influential prez., truman (democrat) wasn't able to end the war
2liberty and order.Campaign Highlights…Eisenhower=war hero, Nixon almost dropped for controversy with funds but uses charm, Eisenhower pledges to end Korean war, electoral landslide…continued from previous page…Main IdeasDefinitions/Explanations/NotesAnalysisAfter World War II, the United States grappled withprosperity and unfamiliar international responsibilities, while struggling to live up to its ideals.Cold War policiesled to continued public debates over the power of the federal government, acceptable means for pursuing international and domestic goals, and the proper balance between liberty and order.