1. Who was George Kennan? Explain how the Truman Doctrine,the Marshall plan, NATO, support for the Korean War were based on the policy of containment. Explain what each policy was in your answer. What did that policy concede to the Soviets? How did NSC-68 refine the doctrine?
2. Discuss the steps Truman tried to further civil rights for African Americans. Why was he unsuccessful for a comprehensive Civil Rights Bill? Discuss the factors that made possible the rise of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Martin Luther King, Jr. How did his strategy differ from that of the NAACP? Was King more in the tradition of Booker T. Washington or W. E. B. Du Bois? What role did Eisenhower play in the 1957 Little Rock Incident?
Write a MINIMUM three-page document, double-spaced, 12 font, with detailed information in a Windows Word document or PDF file. Cite Your sources after each question. (Brinkley, page numbers), (recorded lectures), etc.
The assignment will be graded within 36 hours of the due date.