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ERIC Number: ED469559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 72
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Called to a Higher Duty: 1945-1961. Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Barbieri, Kim E.
This document represents the fourth part of a five-part curriculum series on the life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower covers Eisenhower's life from the end of World War II through the series of events that led him to accept the people's call to the presidency. This curriculum highlights Eisenhower's 2 terms of office as the 34th U.S. President. Through the use of these primary source materials students can come to know a portion of Eisenhower's postwar life and be inspired by his ability to move from a position of military authority to one of leadership of a nation. Students are drawn into the process of inquiry, searching, observation, analysis, and interpretation. This packet contains a sheet for evaluating a primary source, a guide for the teacher, and 13 learning activities. The packet's primary source materials are divided into four sections: (1) "The General"; (2) "The Candidate"; (3) "The President, Part 1"; and (4) "The President, Part 2." A resource list of books, videos, cassettes, organizations, and Web sites is included. (BT)
Eisenhower Foundation, 200 Southeast Fourth Street, Abilene, KS 67410. Tel: 785-263-4751; Fax: 785-263-4218; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dwight D. Eisenhower Foundation, Abilene, KS.