US HISTORY STUDYGUIDE CH 26 50'S, EISENHOWER- LECTURE NOTES, HANDOUTS, ETC.

The election of 1952, candidates, winners

"Checkers" speech and related scandal

End of Korean War

*Dynamic Conservatism and components Legislation vetoed by Eisenhower

*Accomplishments of Eisenhower's administration

Obstacles to Eisenhower's attempts to reduce federal spending

*Eisenhower's theory of government

The Cold war at home McCarthy-Army hearings

Importance of Yates v. US The Nuclear Age, H-bomb Surviving nuclear war

John Dulles, cold war policy - compare to Truman's policy

Define "massive retaliation"

The rise of the third world

Trouble in the middle east, suez war

*Causes, long term and immediate effects of the cold war

U-2 incident

The 50's

Modem republicanism

The economy - Eisenhower's approach Changes in the work place

*Growth of Suburbia, why, effects

Baby boom

Highway act of 1956

Age of television

Surge of religious feelings - relation to cold war, communism, etc ,Changes

Define silent generation Rock 'n roll - important people Society

Parents fears regarding rock n' roll and movie stars

Sputnik

Military industrial complex

Scandals

* = possible essay question

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