Truman Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2 Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who in Truman's family passes away in November of 1914?
(a) John Truman
(b) Margaret Truman
(c) Martha Ellen Truman
(d) Bess Truman

2. What political party did Harry, his father, and most of the adults in Independence belong to?
(a) Whigs
(b) Republicans
(c) Democrats
(d) Green Party

3. What was the attitude of the townspeople of Independence towards people of color?
(a) The people of Independence were abolitionists and offered assistance
(b) Accepting and welcoming in clubs and homes
(c) Prejudice and racism were common and accepted
(d) Independence was a haven for slaves and immigrants

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

5. What major personal events occur for Harry Truman in Chapter 5?
(a) He is divorced from his first wife and moves to Kansas City
(b) He is forced to undergo a paternity test
(c) He is ordained as a preacher and married
(d) He gets married and his daughter is born

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Harry S Truman born?

2. Who was the man in charge of the American Expeditionary Forces in France in WWI?

3. Who was President of the USA during World War I?

4. When Harry was nine, his family moved to Independence. He met a girl at Sunday School and fell in love that lasted his whole life. Who was this girl?

5. How did Bess Wallace's father die?

(see the answer key)

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