Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2 Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What two political positions did Truman want before he was allowed to run for Senate?
(a) Governor of MIssouri and Mayor fo Independence
(b) Mayor of Lamar and Mayor of Independence
(c) Mayor of Independence and Governor of Illinois
(d) Governor of Missouri and Congressman from Missouri

2. Who won WWI?
(a) Germany
(b) Allies
(c) Soviet Union
(d) Japan

3. What was the Canol Project?
(a) The atom bomb
(b) A scheme to build a four inch pipeline from Canada to Alaska
(c) A plan to end hunger in America using cooking oil
(d) A plan for a large dam on the Canol River

4. How were Truman's ancestors related to the bushwhackers?
(a) Through Jim Crow Chiles
(b) Bess's marriage to Harry
(c) There was no connection
(d) Through Uncle Harrison

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. For most of the people in Independence in the 1800's, who was their hero?

3. What job does Truman take between his judgeships?

4. In later years, how does Harry describe his childhood?

5. What US President did Truman see while he was working in Kansas City?

(see the answer key)

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