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Elie Jermanos Mr. Grimshaw Government, Period 5 November 26 th , 2007 Dwight Eisenhower President Dwight Eisenhower was the 34 th President of the United States. He was born on October 14 th 1980; he was born in Denver, and grew up in Abilene, Kansas. His ancestors lived in Germany, then immigrated to the states and settled in Pennsylvania. His father David tried to open a General store in Hope, Kansas, however it failed. He is the third of three sons, and married to Mamie Geneva Doud in July 1 st , 1916, in Denver, and got two sons: John Sheldon Doud, and Doud Dwight who had died in infancy. (www.whitehouse.gov) President Eisenhower graduated from Abilene High School in 1969, then he got an appointment at the Naval Academy at Annapolis but was too old for admittance. In 1910, he received an appointment to West Point. He graduated from West Point as a
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Unformatted text preview: Second Lieutenant in 1915. During the First World War, Eisenhower did not serve, because he was stationed at Fort Sam in Houston, Texas. After World War I, he served as an army Chief of Staff from November 1945 to February 1948. In December 1950, President Truman recalled him to active command of the North Atlantic Treaty organization until May 1952. (www.biography.com) President Eisenhower was elected in 1953 and worked hard to ease the Cold War tension, He met with the Allies at Geneva in 1955. He also brought an armed peace forces along the border of South Korea. During his second term, Eisenhower emphasized a balanced budget. He also sent federal troops to escort black students when desegregation in school began, and concentrated on maintaining world peace. (www.infoplease.com)...
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