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Chapter 15 , Section 4 (pgs. 554 – 559)

Chapter 15 , Section 4 (pgs. 554 – 559)

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Chapter 15 , Section 4 (pgs. 554 – 559)

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  1. Eisenhower’s Cold War Policies Eisenhower (professional soldier), becomes president. Believes that instead of maintaining a large, expensive army, U.S. should use atomic weapons in all forms – “more bang for the buck”. Chapter 15 , Section 4 (pgs. 554 – 559) Massive Retaliation - To prevent wars from occurring, the best way is to threaten to use nuclear weapons on enemy. Brinkmanship – The willingness to go to the brink of war to force the other side to back down. Covert – “hidden operations” conducted by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) directed at preventing Communist uprisings in developing nations (agricultural economies)

  2. Eisenhower’s Cold War Policies Look at pg. 558, read about the U-2 Incident Sputnik - In 1957, Soviets beat U.S. in space race by launching 1st satellite into space. Chapter 15 , Section 4 (pgs. 554 – 559)

  3. Eisenhower’s Cold War Policies Chapter 15 , Section 4 (pgs. 554 – 559) Eisenhower Doctrine A country could request American economic assistance and/or aid from U.S. military forces if it was being threatened by armed aggression from another state, aimed primarily at Soviet Union, Korea.