President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Dwight D. Eisenhower was the United States of America’s thirty-fourth president.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas on October 14, 1890 and grew up to become America’s thirty-fourth president.

He was a soldier, general, President of Columbia University, a writer, and sailor before he became President of the United States at age 62. His place of primary affiliation was Kansas.

Dwight D. Eisenhower became president on Tuesday, January 20, 1953 and left the office on Friday, January 20, 1961. President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a member of the Republican Party and his vice president was Richard Nixon.

Dwight D. Eisenhower's nicknames include General Ike, Kansas Cyclone, and Duckpin.

Dwight D. Eisenhower's goal was that the state should interfere as little as possible. He was cautious in domestic policy and rather passive towards the civil rights movement. He chose to send federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to put power behind the Supreme Court decision on the removal of racial segregation in schools. The economic prosperity rose sharply in the U.S. under Eisenhower.

President Eisenhower is portrayed on U.S. coins. Other presidents portrayed on U.S. coins include President Franklin Roosevelt, President Washington, President Kennedy, President Jefferson, and President Lincoln.

Dwight D. Eisenhower was 78 years old when he died on March 28, 1969.

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