Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 34th President of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower. Known for being a popular general in both World Wars.  President Eisenhower introduced to the White House the prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe.    He was born in Texas in 1890, he attended West Point Military Academy.    One of his notable achievements was finding a cease-fire with Korea, and managing the tensions of the new Cold War with the Soviet Union.    He followed a moderate policy “Modern Republicanism” to satisfy the social and economic landscape of his time.  He correctly claimed benefit that “America is today the strongest, most influential and most productive nation in the world”.

The Eisenhower Administration’s most important achievements include advancing the transportation’s Interstate Highway System.    The national network of highways had a military purpose, however, it benefited the public.   It allowed residents to travel faster among the states.  Other benefits include introducing a term limit to the executive office to two terms.   Other highlights include Civil Rights and the 22nd Amendment came into effect.