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Essay | Harry Truman's Presidency

David McCullough
This student essay consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis of Harry Truman's Presidency.
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Harry Truman's Presidency

Summary: An essay of Harry Truman's presidency.
At the beginning of Harry Truman's presidency, he was faced with a decision that turned out to be the most controversial during his time in office. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States. He came into office in April of 1945, following Roosevelt's death. The Second World War was nearing the end when Truman stepped into presidency. The Truman Administration was clearly looking for a way to end the war at the lowest possible cost of American lives. The suggestion of dropping atomic bombs over Japan had surfaced, and with it came a huge dilemma. Many political and military figures were opposed to this method of ending the war, and many supported it. After much deliberation, the time came when Truman ordered the Americans to drop an atomic bomb over Hiroshima. When the Japanese did not surrender immediately, another bomb was dropped over Nagasaki. After reviewing...

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