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Interstate to the Internet: President Eisenhower’s Legacy
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In this lesson, students will analyze primary sources related to Eisenhower’s initiatives and go on a “scavenger hunt” to find examples in their classroom connected to these sources. Using these sources and items, students will think critically about Eisenhower’s emphasis on science and technology and his promotion of land, sea, air, and space travel.

“The essence of leadership is to get others to do something because they think you want it done and because they know it is worth while doing.”

Dwight Eisenhower

Remarks at the Republican Campaign Picnic, President’s Gettysburg Farm, September 12, 1956