Eisenhower: Soldier and President Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Chapter 20 say about Eisenhower's dealings with Russia in 1961 and 1962?

2. What was the lasting effect of Eisenhower's medical problem?

3. What did Eisenhower do to protect American interests in Iran?

4. Who was the senate hearing interviewing at the start of Chapter 14?

5. Who did Eisenhower win over in the presidential election of 1956?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Why do you think Eisenhower endorsed Nixon when he tried to have him off the ticket of his second term only a few years prior? Use the text to support your discussion.

Essay Topic 2

Khrushchev tried to blackmail Eisenhower into pulling the NATO troops from West Berlin. Do you think Eisenhower's refusal to comply put the world at risk of a nuclear war? Use the text to support your discussion.

Essay Topic 3

Why was Eisenhower's first cabinet called "eight millionaires and one plumber"? In an essay, discuss who made up his cabinet and what influence they had on American politics. Use the text to support your response.

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