Dwight D. Eisenhower: The 34th American President Essay

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Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th president of The United States, with his vice president Richard Nixon. Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected into office on January 20, 1953 until January 20, 1961. Dwight D. Eisenhower was a republican president; He was also a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Texas on October 14, 1890; he was raised in Abilene, Kansas, being the 3rd of 7 other sons.
His educational background consists of U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York which he graduated in 1915. As a child he was involved in an accident that caused his brother to lose an eye, he later said that that gave him the …show more content…

(The Presidency: Man of the Year, 1960)
Dwight D. Eisenhower won both terms by plenty of votes there were no doubt that he was going to become the president. Eisenhower had 2 major policies that he accomplished, Domestic Policy and Foreign. The domestic policy that Eisenhower he helped to add on to the New Deal and Fair Deal that were made by Roosevelt, and Truman. He added on by strengthening the social security program, increased the minimum wage and created the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. "Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes that you can do these things. Among them are a few Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional politician or businessman from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid." Dwight Eisenhower stated proudly in 1952. (, 2013)
During 1956, Eisenhower presented a system called Interstate Highway. During the 1954, case of Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court came to the conclusion that in school segregation was unconstitutional. Eisenhower thought that desegregation should be a slow process, and thought it reluctant to help the enforcement of the Court's verdict, but he sent federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas during 1957 to enforce integration

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