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U.S. DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY.

Examines the period 1960-1974. Argues that U.S. made effective progress domestically in the area of civil rights which gave minorities & women greater freedoms & rights. Contends U.S. foreign policy did not promote progress abroad. U.S. focus on the Cold War and Vietnam policy. Policies of Presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon.
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This study will argue that between 1960 and 1974 the United States was an effective champion of progress at home, but did little to promote it abroad. Specifically, with respect to progress at home, political and social leaders and activists advanced the cause of civil rights during this period. The civil rights movement affected for the better the lives of blacks and other minorities and women, groups which had been restricted in their freedoms and rights in the past. The reason for the lack of the promotion of progress abroad was that the United States was fixated in those years on the Cold War. Foreign policy was based not on the desire to help the people of other nations politically, socially or economically, but rather to fight the communists, particularly the dreaded Soviet Union, and to fight them specifically in the poor nations of the Third World. Those

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