Truman Quiz | One Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4 Chapter 14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What questionable organization was Truman encouraged to join by his party?
(a) Republicans
(c) Local country club
(d) Ku Klux Klan

2. Who was the leader of the Dixiecrats?
(a) Henry Wallace
(b) Adlai Stevenson
(c) Strom Thurmond
(d) Jefferson Davis

3. When Truman sends Harry Hopkins to talk to Stalin, he says "use diplomatic language or what?"
(a) A baseball bat
(b) Large amounts of cash
(c) Offers of women
(d) Offers of wine

4. Who was the leader of the Progressive Party who was in competition with the Democrats and Republicans in the 1948 election?
(a) Henry Wallace
(b) Charlie Ross
(c) Margaret Truman
(d) Andrew Jackson

5. What happened to the President's normal work when he was on the campaign trail?
(a) It continued as before from Truman's desk on the train
(b) Bess took care of it
(c) His staff collected all the papers and held them until he arrived home
(d) The vice president handled everything

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Truman refer to as "Potomac Fever?" .

2. In the extended family of the Truman household, who disciplined Margaret?

3. Who did Truman choose to accompany him to meet the train bearing Roosevelt's body?

4. In November of 1930, something happened to Margaret Truman. What was it?

5. Who resigns from Truman's cabinet before Potsdam?

(see the answer key)

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