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the social and economic transition from wartime to peacetime
Congress went even further than Truman. In 1947, it passed. This act allowed the President to declare an 80-day cooling-off period during which strikers had to return to work, if the strikes were in industries that affected the national interest
Taft-Hartley Act
He intended to be “conservative when it comes to money, liberal when it comes to human beings.”
Modern Republicanism
as an independent agency for space exploration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The measure was designed to improve science and mathematics instruction in the schools
National Defense Education Act
Describe Truman's Fair Deal program and the congressional response to it.
The Fair Deal promoted full employment, a higer minimnum wage, greater unemployment compensation, housing assitance, national health insurance, and atomic energy legislation.
What was Truman's stand on civil rights issues?
He supported civil rights, appointing a biracial Committee on Civil Rights and banning of discrimination in the hiring of federal employees and segregation and discrimination in the armed forces.
What effect did Eisenhower's leadership style have on his presidency?
Eisenhower's behind-the-seenes leadership increased his popularity with the American people. The stability and reassurance he offered led to his relection.