Dwight D. Eisenhower

From the Series Presidential Leaders

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent almost his entire lifetime serving his country. After attending West Point, he began a celebrated military career highlighted by becoming supreme commander of the European Allied forces during World War II, and a five star general. Following the war, his popularity soared. He commanded NATO forces before being easily elected as America’s 34th president. During his eight-year presidency, Eisenhower became the first American president to send U.S. troops into Vietnam as advisers, began the space race, and dealt with ever-increasing civil rights issues. Through it all, Eisenhower’s reputation for being patriotic and trustworthy ensured that he would be remembered as one of history’s most popular leaders.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2004-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.0
BISACS JNF007130, JNF007020, JNF025210
Dewey 973.921'092
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Lexile 940
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Jean Darby