President Eisenhower ran in 1952 for the republican party. He ran against Adlai Stevenson and won, making him the 34th president of the United States. In 1956 he served another term until 1961. Eisenhower was a very sucsesful president. He created the interstate highway system, signed a bill to make NASA, signed the 1957 Civil Rights Act, and also eltablished Alaska and Hawaii part of the United states. http://www.biography.com/people/dwight-d-eisenhower-9285482?page=3http://www.whitehouse.go
Domestic Policy&problems in the US under: Eisenhower - Opperation Wetback 1954
Before becoming president JFK was a congressmen and a senator. In 1960 JFK ran as a democrate of the presidential election. He ran against Nixon and won the election. This presidential election was very publicized for thr first time. Under his presidency he created the Peace Corps and negotiated the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. JFK was assasinated on Novemeber 22 in 1963 by Lee Harvey Oswald. http://www.biography.com/people/john-f-kennedy-9362930?page=5 http://buquad.com/2009/11/29/what-wo
Domestic policy&problems in the US under: Kennedy- The Peace Core
On March 1st 1961 JFK established the Peace Core by Executive Order, The Peace Corps became part of the Department of State. JFK requested permenent funds for the agency. It would train american men and women to help in 3rd world countries.
In 1968 the man in charge of North Vietnam army decided to make a surprise attack on the South Vietnam army. They broke a cease fire that had been called for to celebrate the Vietnamese holiday called Tet (The holiday for the lunar year). The North Vietnamese attacked about 100 cities. It lasted for about one month and even though the US was ultimatly the victor the North Vietnamese proved to be a strong army. http://www.military-photog http://history1900s.about.com/od/1960s/qt/tetoffensive.htm