Dwight Eisenhower's Presidency

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Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th president in the United States. Dwight was born on October 14, 1890 in Denison, Texas. His family migrated from Germany, first they settled in York, Pennsylvania, but later moved to Kansas in the 1800s. He was elected January 20, 1953 to be president and continued to be until Jan 20, 1961. Before becoming the president Dwight Eisenhower fought in World War 1 and World War 2. During World War 2 Dwight was a supreme commander of allied forces in Europe and five star general. Dwight Eisenhower entered the 1952 presidential race as a republican. He countered Robert A. Taft, who campaigned against communism. Dwight won in a landslide. His mother originally named him David Dwight but later switched it to avoid confusion.
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