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1. The Cold War – Eisenhower and the 1950s By Mr. Baker

2. Eisenhower’s Policies When Eisenhower entered office in 1953, he had added a “New Look” to the traditional foreign policies: Brinksmanship – going to the verge of war without getting into it. The purpose was to intimidate your opponent “Roll back” communism – not just containment of communism, but rolling it back Massive retaliation – use of all weapons in disputes & build up of nuclear weapons

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