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Eisenhower

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978280629388647EBookPlurilingua PublishingDwight David Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States and a member of the Republican Party. He was a hero of the Second World War and a very important figure in the liberation of Europe. He was also regarded as a great diplomat and, when he was elected, he became the first Republican president in 20 years.  In just 50 minutes, you will find out about the role he played in the USA both in the war and during peacetime, and learn about his political philosophy, known as progressive conservatism. This straightforward and informative book provides a thorough discussion of the key moments in Eisenhower’s political career, including the end of McCarthyism, his re-election in 1956 and the development of the Eisenhower Doctrine. It also features a full biography, a valuable introduction to the political, social and economic context and an evaluation of the impact of Eisenhower’s presidency, giving you all the essential information about one of the most popular American presidents. About Dwight David Eisenhower Dwight David Eisenhower was born on 14 October 1890 to a working-class, religious family of German origins. Eisenhower joined the military at a young age and rose quickly through the ranks, playing a significant part in the Second World War. As president, Eisenhower was a man who was admired by practically all. However, his final speech, when he spoke out against the military-industrial complex, would forever change him in the eyes of the American public. This clear and accessible 46-page book is structured as follows: Introduction to Dwight David Eisenhower Biography of Dwight David Eisenhower Military training On the ground Political career Political, social and economic context The postwar period and the start of the Cold War The containment of Communism and the Red Scare The 1950s and the Affluent Society Racial segregation and civil rights The race for the White House in 1952 Highlights A moderate president Progressive conservatism A change in foreign policy The beginnings of desegregation The end of McCarthyism Reelection in 1956 and the Eisenhower Doctrine Less tense relations with the USSR Impact of Eisenhower’s presidency The Vietnam War Cuba: a neighbour and an enemy The Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s Summary Dwight David Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States and a member of the Republican Party. He was a hero of the Second World War and a very important figure in the liberation of Europe. He was also regarded as a great diplomat and, when he was elected, he became the first Republican president in 20 years.  In just 50 minutes, you will find out about the role he played in the USA both in the war and during peacetime, and learn about his political philosophy, known as progressive conservatism. This straightforward and informative book provides a thorough discussion of the key moments in Eisenhower’s political career, including the end of McCarthyism, his re-election in 1956 and the development of the Eisenhower Doctrine. It also features a full biography, a valuable introduction to the political, social and economic context and an evaluation of the impact of Eisenhower’s presidency, giving you all the essential information about one of the most popular American presidents. About Dwight David Eisenhower Dwight David Eisenhower was born on 14 October 1890 to a working-class, religious family of German origins. Eisenhower joined the military at a young age and rose quickly through the ranks, playing a significant part in the Second World War. As president, Eisenhower was a man who was admired by practically all. However, his final speech, when he spoke out against the military-industrial complex, would forever change him in the eyes of the American public. This clear and accessible 46-page book is structured as follows: Introduction to Dwight David Eisenhower Biography of Dwight David Eisenhower Military training On the ground Political career Political, social and economic context The postwar period and the start of the Cold War The containment of Communism and the Red Scare The 1950s and the Affluent Society Racial segregation and civil rights The race for the White House in 1952 Highlights A moderate president Progressive conservatism A change in foreign policy The beginnings of desegregation The end of McCarthyism Reelection in 1956 and the Eisenhower Doctrine Less tense relations with the USSR Impact of Eisenhower’s presidency The Vietnam War Cuba: a neighbour and an enemy The Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s Summary application/pdf1 20th century, American history, Civil Rights, Cold War, Communism, Eisenhower, Korean War, Normandy Landings, politics, Republican Party, Richard Nixon, Second World War, segregation, US presidents, Vietnam War
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Dwight David Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States and a member of the Republican Party. He was a hero of the Second World War and a very important figure in the liberation of Europe. He was also regarded as a great diplomat and, when he was elected, he became the first Republican president in 20 years.  In...
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Dwight David Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States and a member of the Republican Party. He was a hero of the Second World War and a very important figure in the liberation of Europe. He was also regarded as a great diplomat and, when he was elected, he became the first Republican president in 20 years.  In just 50 minutes, you will find out about the role he played in the USA both in the war and during peacetime, and learn about his political philosophy, known as progressive conservatism.

This straightforward and informative book provides a thorough discussion of the key moments in Eisenhower’s political career, including the end of McCarthyism, his re-election in 1956 and the development of the Eisenhower Doctrine. It also features a full biography, a valuable introduction to the political, social and economic context and an evaluation of the impact of Eisenhower’s presidency, giving you all the essential information about one of the most popular American presidents.

About Dwight David Eisenhower

Dwight David Eisenhower was born on 14 October 1890 to a working-class, religious family of German origins. Eisenhower joined the military at a young age and rose quickly through the ranks, playing a significant part in the Second World War. As president, Eisenhower was a man who was admired by practically all. However, his final speech, when he spoke out against the military-industrial complex, would forever change him in the eyes of the American public.

This clear and accessible 46-page book is structured as follows:

  • Introduction to Dwight David Eisenhower
  • Biography of Dwight David Eisenhower
    • Military training
    • On the ground
    • Political career
  • Political, social and economic context
    • The postwar period and the start of the Cold War
    • The containment of Communism and the Red Scare
    • The 1950s and the Affluent Society
    • Racial segregation and civil rights
    • The race for the White House in 1952
  • Highlights
    • A moderate president
    • Progressive conservatism
    • A change in foreign policy
    • The beginnings of desegregation
    • The end of McCarthyism
    • Reelection in 1956 and the Eisenhower Doctrine
    • Less tense relations with the USSR
  • Impact of Eisenhower’s presidency
    • The Vietnam War
    • Cuba: a neighbour and an enemy
    • The Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s
  • Summary

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9782806293886

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Plurilingua Publishing

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47

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