When did Senator Joe McCarthy lose most of his power and popularity?-
Consistently avoided raising substantial issues-
Failed to prove any of his charges in the hearings involving the army-
Employed cruel methods against his opponents while on television-
Was condemned b
y the Senate for “conduct unbecoming a sena
What was the new policy of Eisenhower’s secretary of state, John Foster Dulles?
A new policy of “massive retaliation,” threatening the use of nuclear weapons to counter communist
What took place
after the declaration of Israel’s independence?
Culmination of years of Zionists’ efforts
Soviet Union began its support of Fidel Castro-
First of several Arab-Israeli wars began-
President Harry S. Truman recognized the new country the next day17.
were included in the Eisenhower administration’s Cold War policies?
Landing of marines at Beirut to protect the existing regime from a possible coup-
Severing of diplomatic relations with Cuba-
Use of CIA to help stage a coup to overthrow the nationalistic prime minister of Iran and replace him with apro-American leader-
Withdrawal of offers to Egypt to build the Aswan Dam across the Nile as punishment for that Governmentsfriendliness toward the Soviet Union18.
When the Soviet Union shot down a U-2 aircraft o
ver its country, what was Khrushcev’s reaction to the incident?
That he needed to break off the Paris summit discussions concerning Berlin19.
What issues were at the center of Johnson’s domestic program?
Social welfare and economic strength20.
When did the Office of Economic Opportunity create a controversy?-
When it sought to involve members of the poor communities through its commitment to “CommunityAction”
What did the provision in the reforms of the Immigration Act of 1965 include?-
A provision requiring that
the “national origins” system be eliminated by putting a cap on number of
newcomers admitted each year.22.
What were the causes of the high budget deficits of the Great Society?-
High costs, deficiencies, and failures of many programs, along with the inability of federal government tofind revenues.23.
What action did President Kennedy take following the racial violence in Alabama and Mississippi in 1962 and1963?-
Introduced legislation to end segregation in public accommodations24.
What developments resulted from th
e tenets of the “black power” philoso
Exclude sympathetic whites from the movement-
Emergence of the Black Panthers-
Increase in young people choosing radical alternatives25.
Where did Kennedy believe the future struggle against communism would occur?-
Mainly in the developing countries of the third world26.
What did success for the 1961 American-aided invasion of Cuba depend on?-
An anti-Castro uprising in Cuba