Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1-3 Abstract
* Chapter 1 outlines information about Eisenhower's life, tracing his youth and family life, including his parents and siblings.
* Eisenhower's interest in military history and sports helped form his military life as a commander and motivator.
* After graduating from West Point, Eisenhower was stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas where he met his future wife...
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