Eisenhower Doctrine: Definition

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What was the crisis which led to the creation of the Eisenhower Doctrine?

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1. What were the two issues that the Eisenhower Doctrine tried to address?

2. The humiliation of which two countries created a power vacuum in the Middle East?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to explore the Eisenhower Doctrine. You must identify the crisis which initiated the Doctrine and the international issues the Doctrine attempted to address.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these study assessments, you will be tested on how well you can:

  • Name the two countries who were humiliated, leaving a power vacuum in the Middle East
  • Identify the policy that allowed aid to flow to the U.S. and U.S.S.R. without intervening in the Cold War
  • Recognize the policy upon which the Eisenhower Doctrine was based

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the power gap in the Middle East
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the two issues the Eisenhower Doctrine tried to address
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the Eisenhower Doctrine came to be

Additional Learning

You can find additional learning on Eisenhower's specific Middle East policy with the lesson named Eisenhower Doctrine: Definition. By working through the lesson, you can complete the following goals:

  • Be able to understand the history of the Suez Canal
  • Identify Gamal Abdel Nasser
  • Recognize how Egypt lost control of the Suez Canal in 1875
  • Interpret the legacy of the Doctrine
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