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Ike: The Dwight Eisenhower Presidency

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Last updated: March 29, 2018
First submittedOctober 24, 2016
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State of his birth
Texas
Grew up in this state
Kansas
Wife's first name
Mamie
Campaign slogan
I like Ike
Responsible for DDay action called
Operation Overlord
His rank at the end of World War 2
5 star general
His Democratic opponent in 1952 and 1956
Adlai Stevenson
His running mate Richard Nixon averted a crisis when he delivered this speech which mentioned his dog:
Checkers
Ike played almost ___________ rounds of golf as President.
800
While President, he quietly opposed the anti-communist work of this person
Joseph McCarthy
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Appointed this man to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Earl Warren
In response to the Soviet Union, Ike established this agency
NASA
In 1956, he established the Interstate _____ _____
Highway System
To be appointed to his staff, a person should be good at this card game:
bridge
This territory became a state . . .
Alaska
. . . as well as this one
Hawaii
First of several health crises came in 1955
heart attack
This war was at a stalemate shortly after he took office:
Korean
His grandson married the daughter of this President
Richard Nixon
He retired to a farm near this battlefield
Gettysburg
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Dec 21, 2017
Overlord should work as well as Operation Overlord. Eisenhower's rank at the end of World War II was General of the Army, which happens to carry five stars.