Skip Navigation
FREE: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Teaching and Learning Resources From Federal Agencies
RSS



Home
Subject Map
Go
U.S. Time Periods
-1607: Three Worlds Meet (23)
1607-1763: Colonization (26)
1763-1815: Revolution (73)
1801-1861: Expansion (84)
1850-1877: Civil War & Reconstruction (101)
1865-1920: Modern America (119)
1914-1945: World Wars (102)
1945-Present: Contemporary America (65)
Other History & Social Studies: U.S. History Time Periods (8)
 
What's New
Calendar

U.S. Time Periods » 1945-Present: Contemporary America

Thaw in the Cold War: Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg

describes how President Eisenhower's personal diplomacy at his Gettysburg farm helped ease the tensions of the Cold War. The site offers photos and maps of the home as well as readings and suggestions for student assignments. (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

   Go to this website
President Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev pose in front of Aspen Lodge at Camp David, Maryland, September 25, 1959.

Eisenhower and Khrushchev

 This website also appears in:
U.S. History Topics »  Government »  Presidents
U.S. Time Periods »  1945-Present: Contemporary America » 

    About FREE      Privacy     Security     Disclaimer     WhiteHouse.gov     USA.gov   ED.gov