Richard Nixon: Richard Nixon was President Eisenhower’s Vice President. Nixon was pressured to resign from election because he had a political fund that wasn’t illegal, but it lead to conflicts. Richard Nixon made a speech that wowed everyone over and gained support, so Eisenhower was elected president and Nixon was vice president.
Lebanon: President Eisenhower authorizes a military strategy. This strategy is to stop riots and ease political and religious tensions in Lebanon. This is the first use of the Eisenhower Doctrine, where the U.S could intervene to protect other places.
Mafia: The mafia gains exposure as the FBI concentrates on getting the members. Vito Genovese, who had previously got control of the Luciano crime family, is arrested for his role in running a drug tracking ring.
The Rosenbergs: The Rosenbergs are communists who lived in America. Their names are Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. They were accused of sending secret information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. They ended up being executed in 1953.