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ˈaɪ zənˌhaʊ əreisen·how·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Eisenhower, Dwight Eisenhower, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Dwight David Eisenhower, Ike, President Eisenhowernoun

    United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)

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  1. Eisenhower

    Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower ( EYE-zən-how-ər; born David Dwight Eisenhower; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American military officer and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe and achieved the five-star rank of General of the Army. He planned and supervised the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–1943 as well as the invasion of Normandy (D-Day) from the Western Front in 1944–1945. Eisenhower was born into a large family of mostly Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry in Denison, Texas, and raised in Abilene, Kansas. His family had a strong religious background, and his mother became a Jehovah's Witness. Eisenhower, however, belonged to no organized church until 1952. He graduated from West Point in 1915 and later married Mamie Doud, with whom he had two sons. During World War I, he was denied a request to serve in Europe and instead commanded a unit that trained tank crews. Following the war, he served under various generals and was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in 1941. After the United States entered World War II, Eisenhower oversaw the invasions of North Africa and Sicily before supervising the invasions of France and Germany. After the war, he served as Army Chief of Staff (1945–1948), as president of Columbia University (1948–1953) and as the first Supreme Commander of NATO (1951–1952). In 1952, Eisenhower entered the presidential race as a Republican to block the isolationist foreign policies of Senator Robert A. Taft, who opposed NATO and wanted no foreign entanglements. Eisenhower won that election and the 1956 election in landslides, both times defeating Adlai Stevenson II. Eisenhower's main goals in office were to contain the spread of communism and reduce federal deficits. In 1953, he considered using nuclear weapons to end the Korean War and may have threatened China with nuclear attack if an armistice was not reached quickly. China did agree and an armistice resulted, which remains in effect. His New Look policy of nuclear deterrence prioritized "inexpensive" nuclear weapons while reducing funding for expensive Army divisions. He continued Harry S. Truman's policy of recognizing Taiwan as the legitimate government of China, and he won congressional approval of the Formosa Resolution. His administration provided major aid to help the French fight off Vietnamese Communists in the First Indochina War. After the French left, he gave strong financial support to the new state of South Vietnam. He supported regime-changing military coups in Iran and Guatemala orchestrated by his own administration. During the Suez Crisis of 1956, he condemned the Israeli, British, and French invasion of Egypt, and he forced them to withdraw. He also condemned the Soviet invasion during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 but took no action. He deployed 15,000 soldiers during the 1958 Lebanon crisis. Near the end of his term, a summit meeting with the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev was cancelled when a U.S. spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. Eisenhower approved the Bay of Pigs Invasion, which was left to John F. Kennedy to carry out. On the domestic front, Eisenhower governed as a moderate conservative who continued New Deal agencies and expanded Social Security. He covertly opposed Joseph McCarthy and contributed to the end of McCarthyism by openly invoking executive privilege. He signed the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and sent Army troops to enforce federal court orders which integrated schools in Little Rock, Arkansas. His administration undertook the development and construction of the Interstate Highway System, which remains the largest construction of roadways in American history. In 1957, following the Soviet launch of Sputnik, Eisenhower led the American response which included the creation of NASA and the establishment of a stronger, science-based education via the National Defense Education Act. Following the establishment of NASA, the Soviet Union began to reinforce their own space program, escalating the Space Race. His two terms saw unprecedented economic prosperity except for a minor recession in 1958. In his farewell address to the nation, he expressed his concerns about the dangers of massive military spending, particularly deficit spending and government contracts to private military manufacturers, which he dubbed "the military–industrial complex". Historical evaluations of his presidency place him among the upper tier of American presidents.

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  1. eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969) was an American military general and politician. He served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, after attaining the rank of five-star general in the U.S. Army during World War II. Before his presidency, Eisenhower was the first Supreme Commander of NATO, and following his term as president, he became known for his "Eisenhower Doctrine" during the Cold War. Eisenhower also inaugurated the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The term "Eisenhower" can also refer to anything related to or named after him, such as the Eisenhower Era or the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

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  1. Eisenhower

    Eisenhower is the fourth studio album and eighth album overall by American indie rock band The Slip. It was released November 7, 2006 on Bar/None Records. It was produced by The Slip and Matthew Ellard and engineered by Drew Malamud. The album represents a departure for the Boston band, going from their previous jazz-fused to sound to a more streamlined, indie rock sound. It features contributions from Japanese singer Ua, and Chris Seligman from the Canadian indie band Stars. The song "Even Rats" was featured in the PlayStation 2 video game Guitar Hero. Live versions of "Children of December" and "If One of Us Should Fall" were previously released on Live at Lupo's 6/12/04, and another live version of the latter was on Alivelectric. "Children of December" and "Even Rats" were released for the Rock Band video game series through the Rock Band Network on March 4, 2010.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. EISENHOWER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Eisenhower is ranked #23634 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Eisenhower surname appeared 1,073 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Eisenhower.

    96.8% or 1,039 total occurrences were White.
    1.4% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 11 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eisenhower in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eisenhower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Eisenhower in a Sentence

  1. Ron Klain:

    We now have a presidency where the president has delivered the largest economic recovery plan since Roosevelt, the largest infrastructure plan since Eisenhower, the most judges confirmed since Kennedy, the second-largest health care bill since Johnson and the largest climate change bill in history … The first time we've done gun control since President Clinton was here, the first time ever an African American woman has been put on the U.S. Supreme Court … I think it’s a record to take to the American people.

  2. Dwight Eisenhower:

    In 1959, Dwight Eisenhower invited Nikita Khrushchev, marking the first state visit by a Soviet leader, not to mention United States.

  3. Tim Kane:

    You could build a new (deportation) operation, but it would probably fail like the Eisenhower operation failed.

  4. Tom Davis:

    It’s like Eisenhower resigning right before D-Day, paul Ryan was the franchise.

  5. George Clooney:

    When you talk about ‘ Making America Great Again, ’ America being great everyone assumed was the Eisenhower ‘ 50s, and it was great if you were a white, straight male, but other than that it probablywas n’tso great, it’s fun to lift up that curtain and look underneath that thin veneer and see some of the real problems that this country has yet to completely come to terms with.

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