hist 10 :: reading summary 9 (due wed, oct 28)
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  1. The author's thesis statement appears in the first page of the Introduction. What is his thesis?
  2. According to the author, why did U.S. President Eisenhower "not react with alarm over Sputnik going into space ahead of an American satellite?"
  3. List three (3) developments that the author uses to argue that the 1950s was a "new world" for Americans.
  4. Describe the technical specifications of Sputnik.
  5. Describe the "human and hardware spoils" the author is referring to when he states that "...the scramble for the human and hardware spoils of the V-2 would become one of the first contests of the Cold War." Did the Americans obtain any of these "human and hardware spoils?"

Total points for this reading summary:

100 points