Dual: Final Exam

Your final will be two essay questions.

  1. Second terms. Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon are no different. Two men elected by landslides. One became so unpopular he opted out of running for reelection. The other left office disgraced as articles of impeachment were being drawn up. Describe the foreign jungles and internal demons that ended their presidencies.
  2. Containment. One word that defined American foreign policy throughout the Cold War. Explain the rationale behind Containment and use two examples to evaluate its effectiveness. Possible examples include: Marshall Plan, Korea, Cuban Missile Crisis, and Vietnam.

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