Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

  1. 1. Formal Power: Appointing a Federal Judge •On September 30, 1953, President Eisenhower appoints Earl Warren chief justice of the Supreme Court.Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwightd. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012.<http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  2. 2. Formal Power: Conducting Foreign Policy • On March 8, 1954, United States and Japan sign a mutual defense agreement that “provides for the gradual and partial rearmament of Japan”.Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwightd. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012.<http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  3. 3. Informal Power: Decision on Satellites•On July 29, 1955, the United Statesannounced plans for the firstartificial satellites which werescheduled to be launched in 1957.Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwightd. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012.<http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  4. 4. Informal Power: Space Exploration•On April 2, 1958,Eisenhower recommendsthe formation of a civilianagency to direct spaceexploration. Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwight d. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012. <http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  5. 5. Presidential Role: Chief Executive •On August 1, 1956, President Eisenhower signs the Social Security Act, permitting women to retire at age sixty-two and disabled workers at age fifty.Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwightd. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012.<http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  6. 6. Presidential Role: Legislative Program •On January 5, 1957, Eisenhower proposes the "Eisenhower Doctrine" regarding defense of the Middle East.Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwightd. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012.<http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  7. 7. Presidential Style of “Ike”: Sense of Timing•On May 6, 1960, President Eisenhower displayedhis sense of timing by singing the Civil Rights Act of1960.•This was timely because it was used to catchloopholes in the Civil Rights Act of 1957, and wassigned during a time in which Southern resistance tosegregation was strong. Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwight d. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012. <http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.
  8. 8. Recap:• During the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower, he used formal power to appoint Earl Warren as Supreme Court Chief Justice and signed a treaty with Japan. With informal power, he began to discuss space exploration. In his chief executive role, he signed the Social Security Act and proposed the Eisenhower Doctrine. He displayed his sense of timing by signing the Civil Rights Act of 1960.Baliles , G.. "American president a reference resource key events in the presidency of dwightd. eisenhower." millercenter.org. University of Virginia, 2006. Web. 22 Jun 2012.<http://millercenter.org/president/keyevents/eisenhower>.

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