Government Research Outline

Government Research Outline - 2. Did not serve in WWI b/c...

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Elie Jermanos Mr. Grimshaw Government, Period 5 November 20 th , 2007 Research Outline I. Early Life A. Childhood 1. Born in 19/14/1890 2. Grew up in Abilene, Kansas ( ) B. Family 1. Ancestors lived Germany, then emigrated to America (Pennsylvania). 2. He is the third of three sons. 3. His father, David, had a general store in Hope, Kansas which failed. 4. Married to Mamie Geneva Doud in July 1 st 1916 in Denver. 5. He has two sons: -Doud Dwight (died in infancy), -John Sheldon Doud II. Professional life before President. A. Education 1. Graduated from Abilene High school in 1969. 2. Got an appointment at the Naval Academy at Annapolis but was old for admittance. 3. Received an appointment in 1910 to WestPoint. B. Military 1. Graduated from WestPoint as a second lieutenant in 1915.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Did not serve in WWI b/c he was stationed at Fort Sam, Huston, Texas. 3. After WWI, he served of an army chief of staff from NOV. 1945 to FEB. 1948. 4. In DEC. 1950 to MAY 1952 –President Truman recalled him to active to command the North Atlantic Treaty. ( III. Life as President A. Foreign Policy 1. He tried to ease the cold war tension.n 2. Met with the allies at Geneva 1955. 3. Brought an armed peace along the border of South Korea. B. His Second Term 1. Emphasized a balanced budget. 2. Sent Federal troops when desegregation in school began. 3. He also asked to end desegregation in the armed forces. 4. He concentrated on maintaining world peace. (
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