Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War


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Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

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1. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

2. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will check your knowledge of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his impact on domestic and foreign issues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Eisenhower's Cold War policy
  • His foreign policy goals
  • Legislation that focused on science and math
  • Communist nations

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Eisenhower's farewell address
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify nations in which Eisenhower battled communism
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Eisenhower's foreign policy goals

Additional Learning

To understand more about Eisenhower and his policies, study the following lesson titled Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War. This lesson looks at the following objectives:

  • Details the New Look policy
  • Defines rapprochement
  • Explains Eisenhower's dealings with the Soviet Union
  • Covers containment in the Third World nations
  • Explores the National Defense Education Act of 1958