Teacher Tip

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Lived:  October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969

Served:  1953 – 1961

Quotes

Plans are nothing; planning is everything.

 

Worry is a word that I don’t allow myself to use.

Interesting Facts

During Eisenhower’s administration created the Interstate Highway System (1956).

In 1957, as president, Eisenhower ordered Federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas during integration.

President Eisenhower returned spent seven weeks hospitalized from a heart attack in 1955.

TEACHER TIPS

Assign students to interview the oldest person they know.  Ask the individual if they can remember the United States before the interstate system developed.

Can you find someone old enough to remember WWII?  Invite this person to speak to your class. 

Honor military people currently serving or veterans of any war.

How has medicine changed since 1955?

 

 

 

 “We will accept nothing else than full victory.”  June 6, 1944 General Eisenhower’s

The beach at Normandy

The beach at Normandy

 message to soldiers, sailors, and airmen. 

 

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