Eisenhower: A Brief Biography

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Presidency30th anniversary of Doud's DeathThirty years ago, in 1921 Eisenhowers’ firstborn son , Doud Dwight Eisenhower, died of Scarlet fever at the age of three. Doud got Scarlet from a sixteen year old servant. Mamie gave birth to her second son, John Sheldon, in 1922.
After Eisenhower graduation from West Point, Eisenhower experienced 7 years or more of professional frustration and disappointment. World War I ended a week before Eisenhower was scheduled to go to Europe. After peace came, his career went nowhere. Eisenhower did enjoy the personal fulfillment that came from marrying Mamie Doud in 1916 and having a son, named John, in 1922. And he soon got an assignments that allowed him to prove his abilities. He served as a military a side to General John pershing and then to General Douglas MacAuthur in the Philippines. Before the United States entered World War II, Eisenhower earned his first star with a promotion to brigadier general.
Dwight Eisenhower
When Eisenhower retired he moved back to Abilene, Kansas. After this he ran for president. After beating his opponent in the election by a landslide he was sworn in as the thirty-fourth president of the United States. Eisenhower’s policies added on to Roosevelts New Deal and Fair Deal program.One of his main goals was to help cold war tensions with negotiation. Eisenhower also brought peace to South Korea’s border with an armistice.…
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