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“Strange Fruit,”
performed by Billie
Holiday 1956
John Foster
Dulles,
Eisenhower’s
Secretary of
State and
advocate of
“rollback”
Dwight Eisenhower
(1953-1961)
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Moderate, even
“liberal,” Republican
Despises the lying
tactics of the
demagogic
McCarthy, but does
little to try and stop
his reign of terror
Joseph Welch (attorney for the U.S. Army) faces off against
McCarthy during the televised June, 1954, Congressional
hearings
Stalin Finally
DIES!!!
Stalin’s funeral in
Red Square,
March 1953
September, 1959,
edition of Time
magazine, featuring
the smiling Nikita
Khrushchev
Kim Il Sung’s
bizarre and
mysterious
son, who took
power in North
Korea after his
father’s death
in 1994
French Colonial
Indochina,
including the
modern-day
nations of Vietnam,
Cambodia, and
Laos
Ho Chi Minh with American, Allied, and
Vietnamese backers, 1945
Ho Chi Minh
proclaiming
Vietnamese
independence in
1945
Divided Vietnam
Ngo Dinh Diem meeting with
President Eisenhower and Sec.
State John Foster Dulles
Later photo of a
typically armed and
dressed Viet Cong
soldier in an
underground bunker
and tunnel system
Sputnik Playing cards,
c. 1959--receive the
Sputnik card and you
lose two turns in the
“Space Race”
Francis
Gary
Powers
with his
U-2 spy
plane
Image of Explorer I
and the early logo
for the National Air
and Space
Administration
Eisenhower at Home
Domestically, Eisenhower took a very moderate approach
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Disliked excessively big government, but not ideologically opposed to every
element of the New Deal
Supported Social Security, unemployment insurance, a minimum wage
A “liberal” Republican
Presidency did not mark a broad shift away from New Deal liberalism
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Democrats dominated in Congress after 1954
Although some minor economic downturns, by and large the economy
thrived during the 1950s
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Pent-up consumer demand from WWII
Lack of competitors due to the destruction of Europe in WWII
Government programs like the GI Bill that produced a new highly educated work
force
Government investment in science and technology
But given his dislike of using the federal government to achieve social
goals, Eisenhower was reluctant to take a strong role in the emerging Civil
Rights movement
Truman arrives to
address the annual
convention of the
National Association for
the Advancement of
Colored People in 1947,
the first US president to
do so
A racially integrated Army unit fighting in Korea
Segregated drinking water in Georgia, c. 1953
Linda Brown, the little girl in
Topeka, Kansas, whose
father filed suit after the
school board forced her to go
to a school more than a mile
from her home when an allwhite school was seven
blocks away
Earl Warren, Chief
Justice of the Supreme
Court which ruled in
May of 1954 that
“Separate educational
facilities are inherently
unequal,” beginning the
end of the 1896 Plessy
v. Ferguson precedent
Emmett Till, a 14year old Chicago
boy who dared to
whistle at a white
woman
Emmett Till’s savagely beaten body—the price a black boy paid for
whistling at a white women in the supposedly progressive America of the
1950s
Rosa Parks being arrested
Empty busses during
the Montgomery Bus
boycott
Section from the Montgomery
municipal code requiring city
busses to segregate
Montgomery, Alabama, Klan members warn of the grave dangers of
letting black people sit next to white people on busses
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Demonstrated blacks deeply desired
freedom and equality and were willing to
personally sacrifice to achieve it
Demonstrated power of organizing, civil
protests, and the strength in numbers
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Laughed at the Klan rather than feared them
Brought to national prominence a new
leader for black civil rights
Martin Luther King
speaking at bus boycott
rally, 1956
"If we are arrested every day,
if we are exploited every day,
The 26-year old Reverend Martin
if we King,
are trampled
every
Luther
arrested during
the day,
don't everBus
let Boycott
anyone pull you
Montgomery
so low as to hate them. We
•Decidedly non-radical, reasonable
must but
use
the weapon
of love.
leader,
passionate
and inspiring
We must have compassion
•Doctorate from Boston University in
and understanding for those
theology
who hate us. We must realize
•Believed civil rights would be won
so many people are taught to
through Christian love and non-violent
hate us that they are not
resistance
totally responsible for their
hate."
--Martin Luther King
Arkansas Governor Orval
Faubus, who rejected the
Supreme Court’s ruling
that all U.S. schools must
integrate
Armed soldiers of the Arkansas National Guard bars entry of the “Little
Rock Nine” to Central High School, September 1957
Questions?
Attendance Quiz Three
In three or four sentences, briefly identify
the historical significance of the
Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott
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