Dwight Eisenhower Timeline


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Dwight Eisenhower Presidency Timeline
Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States who served in office from January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961. What were the key events during his presidency? The Dwight Eisenhower Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Dwight Eisenhower Presidency Timeline
Dwight Eisenhower Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961 that included:

SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization) is formed
The Warsaw Pact formed by Communist countries
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was established

Dwight Eisenhower Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Dwight Eisenhower Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Dwight Eisenhower Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

Dwight Eisenhower Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events
1953His inauguration as 34th President of the United States on January 20, 1953 at the age of 62 followed the Presidency of Harry S. Truman. He inherited the Korean War and the Cold War
1953The Cold War was the struggle between communism and democracy, a state of intense political, ideological and military rivalry between the United States and Soviet Union that stopped short of full-scale war
1953 April 16, 1953: Communists attack "Pork Chop Hill". The President threatens a nuclear attack
1953Cold War: Over 300,000 East Germans flee to West Berlin and then to West Germany.
1953The End of the Korean War: The Korean War (1950-1953) was the first armed conflict in the Cold War and ended with the United States, the People's Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agreeing to an armistice. The result of the Korean War was a military stalemate resulting in the continued division of Korea.
1954The Brown v. Board of Education held that school segregation violated the Equal Protection and Due Process clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. The following year the Court ordered desegregation "with all deliberate speed".
1954The Civil Rights Movement begins
1954The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) assists in overthrowing Guatemala's communist-influenced government.
1954The Vietnam War begins after Vietnam is divided into communist North Vietnam and non-communist South Vietnam. The US later becomes involved from 1963 - 1973
1954SEATO: The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was formed on September 8, 1954 as the Southeast Asian version of NATO aimed at preventing the spread of communism
1955The Warsaw Pact is formed by the Soviet Union and communist countries in eastern Europe as a military defense organization to counter NATO.
1955The actions of Rosa Parks led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott which lasted for eighteen months between 1955 - 1957.
1956The Interstate Highway System is created
1956The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was formed in 1957. Dr Martin Luther King became president of the SCLC which aimed at eliminating the practice of segregation
1957Federal troops are sent to Little Rock to enforce integration
1957The Eisenhower Doctrine promised military or economic aid to any Middle Eastern country needing help to resist communist aggression
1957The Soviet launch of Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite,  on October 4, 1957 triggered the Space Race.
1958The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established to keep U.S. space efforts abreast of Soviet space efforts. NASA began its operations on October 1, 1958
1958Pioneer 1 is the first NASA launch from Cape Canaveral on October 11, 1958
1959Cuba becomes communist under Fidel Castro.
1960The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was formed 1960 by Civil Rights activist Ella Baker.
1960The Pop Art movement began in America
19601 May 1960: U-2 Incident - USAF spy aircraft, piloted by Gary Powers,  shot down over USSR
1961His presidency and term in office ends on January 20, 1961. The next US President was John F. Kennedy
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