SAT Reading Drill 6.6 Determining explicit meanings

When is a strong military necessary? Eisenhower gives us his opinion in this SAT Reading video.

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00:27

Eisenhower the best military is the one you don't have to use because it's so [military cars]

00:32

big that everyone's afraid of it Eisenhower doesn't mention peace talks

00:36

like where did that come from and in his opinion the military should be a [people shaking hands]

00:39

deterrent to international conflicts although he mentions ongoing issues and

00:43

he's talking about the threat of problems rather than actual conflicts

00:47

the US was involved in so I get rid of that potential answer Eisenhower's [soldiers firing arms]

00:51

probably psyched that the military growth didn't create jobs but he doesn't

00:54

cite it as the motivating factor to you know go build guns so if that's it it's [text on screen]

00:59

a it's prevent enemies from starting military conflicts with the US we've

01:03

heard of too big to fail well we wanted to be too big to mess with [Uncle Sam in boxing gloves]