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  • "Chance For Peace" speach

    "Chance For Peace" speach
    Eisenhower delivers his "Chance for Peace" speech to the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Picture:
  • Submerged Lands Act

    Submerged Lands Act
    Eisenhower signs the Submerged Lands Act, which transfered the ownership of the first three miles of submerged land to the US.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks is arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. During the following week, the Montgomery African American community, led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., organizes a boycott of the city's buses that lasts for more than a year.
  • Pursuasion of Nixon

    Pursuasion of Nixon
    Eisenhower tries to persuade Richard Nixon to take a cabinet post and not stand for re-election in 1956 as vice president.
  • Peaceful Uranium

    Peaceful Uranium
    Eisenhower releases $1 billion worth of Uranium-235 for peaceful atomic purposes.
  • Spy plane shot down

    May 31, 1956 Eisenhower approves U-2 spy flights over the Soviet Union.
  • Alaska

    Eisenhower signs a bill making Alaska the forty-ninth state.
  • Out of office

    Out of office