Dwight David Eisenhower
October 14, 1890
March 28, 1969
Educational and Occupational Background
Governor of Occupied Germany
Supreme Allied Commander
President at Columbia University
Term(s) in Office
First Term – 1953
Second Term – 1957
Issues During Election(s)
Alben W. Barkley
Korean War ends- the war ended on July 27th, 1953.
Army-McCarthy hearings- a series of hearings held by the United States Senate'sSubcommittee on Investigations between April ...view middle of the document...
Sputnik in orbit
Eisenhower Doctrine- a country could request American economic assistance and/or aid from U.S. military forces if it was being threatened by armed aggression from another state
Federal troops sent to Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas
1958 Explorer I in orbit
Berlin crisis begins- series of problems that occurred after militants were rejected withdrawal from Western Armed Forces.
1959 St. Lawrence Seaway opened- he common name for a system of locks, canals and channels that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, as far inland as the western end of Lake Superior.
Congress admits Alaska and Hawaii to the Union
Cuban Revolution, Castro v. Batista- an armed revolt by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement against the regime of Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista between 1953 and 1959.
Summit Conference- a meeting of heads of state or government, usually with considerable media exposure, tight security and a prearranged agenda.