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Instead, Americans spent their time enjoying the benefits of a booming economy. Millions of families got their first television and their second car and enjoyed new pastimes like hula hoops or transistor radios. Young people went to drive-in movies or malt shops, often wearing the latest fashions—pegged pants for men, poodle skirts for women. Yet the Eisenhower years were not so simple or carefree, and the President faced important and, at times, controversial issues in domestic affairs. Managing the economy involved important choices about how to maintain prosperity or how much to spend on what we today call "infrastructure. " Modern Republicanism Prosperity and Poverty Eisenhower and McCarthy. Eisenhower as an unsung hero of civil rights. Fifty years ago, nine black students, escorted by federal troops under the orders of President Dwight D.
Eisenhower, integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. The Little Rock Nine have become icons of the modern civil rights movement; President Eisenhower has not. How is it that, at the same time we honor and celebrate the dignity and heroism of the Little Rock Nine, we overlook or - even worse - forget Eisenhower's role in this historic event?
In "A Matter of Justice" David A. Nichols aims to redress this state of affairs, indicating through the double entendre of his title not only the timeliness of the struggle for civil rights during this pivotal decade, but also the need for a more searching and just appraisal of Eisenhower's legacy. Nichols is determined to chip away at the enduring myth of Eisenhower's "moral failing and . . . lack of vision" about civil rights, as one writer put it. James A. . © Copyright 2007 Globe Newspaper Company. The 1957 Civil Rights Act. The 1960 Civil Rights Act. The 1960 Civil Rights Act was born towards the end of 1958.
Following the 1957 Civil Rights Act, Eisenhower introduced another civil rights bill in late 1958, which was his reaction to a violent outbreak of bombings against churches and schools in the South. Though Eisenhower is not automatically linked to thecivil rights issue, his contribution, including the 1957 Act, is important as it pushed the whole civil rights issue into the White House. Once again, politicians from the South were furious over what they saw as Federal interference in state affairs. The bill became an act in 1960 as both parties were fighting for the ‘Black Vote’. The 1960 Civil Rights Act introduced penalties to be levied against anybody who obstructed someone’s attempt to register to vote or someone’s attempt to actually vote.
SAT Subject Test: U.S. History: Civil Rights Under Truman and Eisenhower. Civil Rights Under Truman and Eisenhower As the Cold War raged during the late 1940s and 1950s, great changes occurred in American society, especially concerning civil rights.