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Eisenhower’s Foreign Policy. Cold War Continues Asia Middle East Latin America Soviet Union. Eisenhower: 1952-1960. Nikita Khrushchev: 1955-1964. Cold War Continues. Korea Settled: July 1953 McCarthy’s Fall: goes after Army Nikita Khrushchev: Stalin dies 1953

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Eisenhower s foreign policy

Eisenhower’s Foreign Policy

Cold War Continues

Asia

Middle East

Latin America

Soviet Union


Eisenhower 1952 1960

Eisenhower: 1952-1960


Nikita khrushchev 1955 1964

Nikita Khrushchev: 1955-1964


Cold war continues

Cold War Continues

  • Korea Settled: July 1953

  • McCarthy’s Fall: goes after Army

  • Nikita Khrushchev: Stalin dies 1953

    • Coal Miner, gruff personality

    • Soviet leader 1955, hard liner

    • Gives Speech against Stalin

    • Attacks Hungary (Nov 1956)


Cold war asia

Cold War: Asia

  • Vietnam: French colony

    • Ho Chi Minh communist, controls north

    • French defeated at Dien Bien Phu

    • Vietnam divided at 17 parallel

    • US increases support for South

  • China: Chiang Kai-shek in Taiwan

    • China bombs two islands if Formosa Straights

    • US Congress votes to protect Taiwan

    • China backs down after US threatens Nukes


Cold war middle east

Cold War: Middle East

  • Egypt: Nassar unites Arabs against Israel

    • Nasser takes Suez Canal

    • French, English, Israel attack Egypt

    • Ike mad, UN resolution for withdraw

  • Iran: Russia wanted control of Iran

    • Ike sends CIA to install Shah

    • US gains long term oil contracts


Cold war latin america

Cold War: Latin America

  • Guatemala: new leftist leader plans

    • Plans to take over land

    • US Fruit number one land owner

    • Ike send in CIA to overthrow government

  • Nixon’s Trip: Latin American resentment

  • Cuba: US supports Batista, then backs off

    • Castro starts revolution

    • Ike non recognition of Castro, CIA plans


Kitchen debate 1959

Kitchen Debate: 1959


Cold war soviets

Cold War: Soviets

  • Disarmament: Geneva, Open skies

  • Sputnik (Oct 1957): Scares US,

    • education reform, NASA

  • Second Berlin Crisis

  • Khrushchev visits US: “We will bury you”

  • U-2 and Gary Powers: summit called off

  • Ike warns of “Military Industrial Complex”


Sputnik oct 1957

Sputnik: Oct 1957


John glenn orbits earth 1959

John Glenn: orbits Earth 1959


Eisenhower s foreign policy

U-2


Gary powers

Gary Powers


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