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Eisenhower

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Eisenhower

  1. 1. Dwight D. Eisenhower 34 th president Republican 1953-1960 A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
  2. 2. I Like IKE!
  3. 3. Richard Nixon <ul><li>Checkers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Results
  5. 5. WOW! <ul><li>Last clean break election until 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Republican shift to foreign policy </li></ul><ul><li>A “return to normalcy?” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Massive Retaliation <ul><li>Bigger Bang for the Buck </li></ul>
  7. 7. McCarthyism <ul><li>Pledge </li></ul><ul><li>Hollywood 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Cincinnati Reds </li></ul><ul><li>Duck and Cover </li></ul>
  8. 8. Khrushchev <ul><li>Stalin dead </li></ul><ul><li>UN speech </li></ul><ul><li>Missiles like sausages! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Open Skies?
  10. 10. Sputnik!
  11. 11. What to do? <ul><li>NASA </li></ul><ul><li>Math and Science- October Sky </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Highway act </li></ul>
  12. 12. Even the suburbs?
  13. 13. And, of course, spy <ul><li>U-2 planes </li></ul><ul><li>Last one </li></ul><ul><li>Khrushchev response </li></ul>
  14. 14. VIETNAM continued <ul><li>Dien Bien Phu falls </li></ul>
  15. 15. Geneva Accords <ul><li>1954- New election in 1956 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Uh oh…what should we do? <ul><li>Diem has an idea! </li></ul><ul><li>98% of the vote, with 133% in Saigon! </li></ul>
  17. 17. We have an election of our own <ul><li>Last “rerun” election in our history </li></ul>
  18. 18. Reaction <ul><li>NV attacks SV…we support South with $ </li></ul><ul><li>Domino Theory! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Eisenhower Doctrine <ul><li>Troubles today??? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Domestic Front <ul><li>Dynamic Conservatism </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps new deal programs-Social Security, TVA </li></ul><ul><li>Earl Warren </li></ul>
  21. 21. Civil Rights <ul><li>Rosa Parks </li></ul>
  22. 22. Montgomery Bus Boycott <ul><li>MLK </li></ul><ul><li>SCLC-SNCC </li></ul>
  23. 23. Brown vs. Topeka Thurgood Marshall
  24. 24. Little Rock 9
  25. 25. Still a long way to go… <ul><li>Pat Boone </li></ul>
  26. 26. Consumerism <ul><li>Finally! </li></ul><ul><li>TV </li></ul><ul><li>Baby Boom </li></ul><ul><li>Rock and Roll </li></ul><ul><li>Movies </li></ul>
  27. 27. Fads and Fashions <ul><li>Due to scary world??? </li></ul><ul><li>Follow this generation! </li></ul>
  28. 28. Farewell Address <ul><li>Be aware of the military industrial complex </li></ul>
  29. 29. Interesting facts <ul><li>Alaska and Hawaii added in 1959 </li></ul>

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