Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2 Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what charge was Tom Pendergast arrested, convicted and jailed?
(a) Embezzlement
(b) Polygamy
(c) Murder and rape
(d) Tax evasion

2. What did Roosevelt say were the Four Freedoms?
(a) Freedom of speech, religion, from want, from fear.
(b) Freedom from preachers, tax assessors, visiting relatives and telemarketers
(c) Freedom from fear, debt, phobias and medication
(d) Freedom of religion, marriage, finances and lawful gathering

3. What were the nicknames for the divisions in the Missouri Democratic Party?
(a) Goats and Rabbits
(b) Hares and Turtles
(c) Rats and Pigs
(d) Donkeys and Elephants

4. According to his letters to Bess, what part of Truman's command duties did he dislike the most?
(a) Meting out discipline to his troops.
(b) Meeting with the other captains
(c) Wearing the uniform
(d) Writing reports to command

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When Germany advances on Moscow, what does President Roosevelt offer Stalin?

2. What was the real name of the Truman Committee?

3. What was an overriding concern for Truman in his early years as a Senator in Washington?

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. Whose photographs does Harry carry in his uniform pocket during the entire war?

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