Dwight D. Eisenhower & Modern Republicanism


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Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected to the presidency due to his success as what?

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1. In which policy area was Eisenhower MOST consistent with conservative politics at the time?

2. How did Eisenhower deal with the legacies of the New Deal and liberal social programs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about Dwight D. Eisenhower and Modern Republicanism with these assessments. Key quiz topics include Eisenhower's role before he was elected president and how his policies were consistent with conservative politics of the era.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand these areas:

  • The way Eisenhower handled New Deal programs
  • Term that best describes Eisenhower's Modern Republicanism
  • What expanded due to the Modern Republicanism approach of containing communism

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of Dwight D. Eisenhower's past successes and connect it to his election as U.S. President
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Eisenhower's handling of New Deal and liberal social programs and a word that describes his Modern Republicanism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding conservative politics during Eisenhower's time and which of his policy areas were in line with them

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the Republican party in this era with the lesson titled Dwight D. Eisenhower & Modern Republicanism. These points will be considered:

  • Differences in Republican parties throughout history
  • Eisenhower's initial refusal to enter into politics
  • Policies while he was in office
  • Discrepancies between Republicanism and liberals