Truman Essay | Harry S. Truman - Not One of America's Greatest

David McCullough
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Harry S. Truman - Not One of America's Greatest

Summary: Why Harry S. Truman was not one of America's greatest Presidents.
When Harry S. Truman entered the Presidency in 1945, he had the large shoes of Franklin D. Roosevelt to fill. At the time, many viewed both Truman's foreign as well as domestic policies to be inferior to the late President Roosevelt. Although he lead the nation successfully unscathed through WWII whether it be with his Fair Deal domestic plan or controversies he created over World War II, Truman was met with harsh unpopularity by the time he left the Presidency and while his leadership was lucrative to America I don't believe that it was enough to consider him one of our nation's ten "greatest" presidents.

Truman's domestic policy consisted of three major points, his Fair Deal, Truman's difficulties competing against the growing national obsession with the Soviet threat, and his allowance of the spread of "McCarthyism." Truman's Fair Deal program in 1949 was...

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