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Two Crises in the Middle East: Cyprus, 1964 and the Six-Day War, 1967

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers two crises in the Middle East. During the 1964 crisis, there was the chance that Greece and Turkey, both NATO members, might end up fighting one another over the ethnically ... More


Head Start’s Early Years

Edward Zigler and Sally J. Styfco

in The Hidden History of Head Start

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393767
eISBN:
9780199776993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393767.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the early years of the Head Start program. As Head Start moved from the drawing board to the set-up phase, it very quickly brought out the best in Americans. Head Start's huge ... More


Vietnam: Going to War, 1963–5

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the escalation of the American commitment under President Johnson from 1963 to 1965. It notes key developments such as the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in the summer of 1964, the ... More


NATO Nuclear Sharing and Troop Offset

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores two challenges to NATO connected with the Federal Republic of Germany. One of the challenges was to give the FRG a greater say in the Alliance's nuclear affairs. This question ... More


The Hidden History of Head Start

Edward Zigler and Sally J. Styfco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393767
eISBN:
9780199776993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393767.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Currently enrolling approximately 900,000 poor children each year, Head Start has served 25 million children and their families since it was established 43 years ago. Presidents and policymakers have ... More


Dollars and Gold: Monetary and Trade Policy

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Johnson's contribution to the foreign economic policies of the United States. It outlines the international monetary regime of the 1960s and then explores the chronic US balance ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter notes that this book provides the most sympathetic general account to date of President Lyndon Johnson's foreign policies. It argues that the escalation of the US commitment in Vietnam ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a summary of the preceding chapters and considers additional issues such as the nature of the international environment in the 1960s, the impact of Vietnam on US foreign policy ... More


Possession and Dispossession

René Hayden

in Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861–1867: Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607429
eISBN:
9781469611099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607429.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers issues relating to possessions at the end of the Civil War. After the Civil War, former slaves and Northerners both expected some redistribution of the defeated rebels ... More


Making Headway?

Scott Kaufman

in Project Plowshare: The Peaceful Use of Nuclear Explosives in Cold War America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451256
eISBN:
9780801465833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451256.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes how President Johnson and President Robles of Panama reached agreement on three treaties related to the Panama Canal. The first two detailed arrangements for the neutrality, ... More


North Carolina Rejoins the Union

Mark L. Bradley

in Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Republicans attempted to gain control of Raleigh's and Washington, D.C.'s political affairs after the first year of Congressional Reconstruction in February 1868. The constitutional convention ... More


The Contradictions of Leonid Brezhnev, March–October 1973

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Soviet general secretary Leonid Brezhnev, perceived as a little more than an “apparatchik,” a Communist party man, who was an able administrator and bureaucrat but who lacked ... More


Taking on Mission Impossible

Mark L. Bradley

in Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Albion W. Tourgée's novel A Fool's Errand attempted to shed light on how the postwar Reconstruction in the South experienced failure. The northern Reconstruction policy was attributed with a certain ... More


The Turning Point

Steven K. Green

in The Third Disestablishment: Church, State, and American Culture, 1940-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190908140
eISBN:
9780190908171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908140.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the various events that undermined the public support for church–state separation in the 1960s. It considers the impact of Vatican II, of ecumenism, of the civil rights ... More


The Influence and Zeal of Woman: Ladies' Memorial Associations during Radical Reconstruction, 1867–1870

Caroline E. Janney

in Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the series of Reconstruction Acts passed by Congress in March of 1867, prompted by former Confederate soldiers parading through the streets, the southern press's tirade against ... More


The “Rediscovery” of Poverty

Gordon K. Mantler

in Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838518
eISBN:
9781469608075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807838518.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Michael Harrington, a one-time member of the Catholic Worker movement in New York City before converting to socialism in the 1950s. He became “the man who discovered poverty” ... More


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