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. In the extended family of the Truman household, who disciplined Margaret?
(a) Bess's Mother
(b) Harry
(c) Bess
(d) Truman's mother

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

3. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?
(a) George Bush and Bill Clinton
(b) George Washington and Thomas Jefferson
(c) Abraham Lincoln and Malcom X
(d) Andrew Jackson and Robert E. Lee

4. In November of 1930, something happened to Margaret Truman. What was it?
(a) Someone stole her purse
(b) She had a baby
(c) She met her future husband
(d) Someone attempted to kidnap her.

5. Who resigns from Truman's cabinet before Potsdam?
(a) Secretary of War
(b) His intern
(c) Vice President
(d) Secretary of Treasury

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened to the President's normal work when he was on the campaign trail?

2. What major personal events occur for Harry Truman in Chapter 5?

3. Who was the leader of the Progressive Party who was in competition with the Democrats and Republicans in the 1948 election?

4. What job does Truman take between his judgeships?

5. What is the number one recommendation from the S-1 Interim Committee to Truman?

(see the answer key)

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