How Presidents Kennedy, Eisenhower And Truman Deal With The Cold War

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Cold War and it’s Presidents
How did president Kennedy, Eisenhower and Truman deal with the cold war? While all of the Cold War presidents dealt with communism, presidents Truman and Eisenhower favored the Policy of Containment and president Kennedy favored Flexible Response. Containment is the idea to stop the spread of communism, this was George Kennan’s idea (Ayers 819). Flexible Response was other options than nuclear war developed by president Kennedy. All three presidents helped out countries that were under threat of communism. The three of them each had their own ideas of economic aid, military aid, and military use. Economic aid is when you support other countries with money (Ayers 888). Military aid is when you support other
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