May 31, 2017. 242 However, the study of previously-closed records and papers showed that Eisenhower shrewdly maneuvered behind the scenes, avoiding controversial issues while retaining control of his administration. When asked by reporters to list one of Nixon's policy ideas he had adopted, Eisenhower joked, "If you give me a week, I might think of one. Civil rights edit Further information: Civil Rights Movement First term edit In the 1950s, African Americans in the South still faced mass disenfranchisement and racially segregated schools, bathrooms, and drinking fountains. Intervention in Guatemala represents a prime example of economic imperialism. Introduction, abstract, civil Rights During the Eisenhower Administration, Part 1: White House Central Files, Series A: School Desegregation, brings together a large amount of material on the civil rights issues, events, and personalities that rose to prominence during the presidency of Dwight. "Counter-Organizing the Sunbelt: Right-to-Work Campaigns and Anti-Union Conservatism, 19431958" (PDF). The collection also contains documents on discrimination affecting other groups, including Indians, Jews, and Asians, as well as documentation of the efforts by states and localities to obtain federal funding for greatly needed school facilities construction.
American fears reached new heights when Arbenz bought weapons from Communist Czechoslovakia after the administration cut off Guatemala's access.S. Serwer, Adam (May 17, 2014). Army chief of staff. Keefer says that in accepting the American demands that POWs could refuse to return to their home country, "China and North Korea still swallowed the bitter pill, probably forced down in part by the atomic ultimatum." 59 The armistice led to decades of uneasy peace. Index Terms Persons Eisenhower, Dwight. A 2018 poll of the American Political Science Association s Presidents and Executive Politics section ranked Eisenhower as the seventh best president.