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. At their meeting in August of 1944, what did Roosevelt give to Truman to give to his wife and daughter?
(a) Custom dresses from New York
(b) Orange black tea
(c) Autographed photos of himself
(d) Rosebuds

2. Who was employed to work for Harry Truman, in his office, for a $2500 annual salary?
(a) Bess Truman
(b) Eleanor Roosevelt
(c) His mother
(d) John Truman

3. What party did Truman belong to?
(a) Republican
(b) Whig
(c) Green Party
(d) Democratic

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

5. In 1841, what was considered the extreme frontier of the USA?
(a) Vermont
(b) Western Pennsylvania
(c) Western Missouri
(d) Southern Georgia

Short Answer Questions

1. Who were Truman's lifelong heroes?

2. What questionable organization was Truman encouraged to join by his party?

3. What did Roosevelt say were the Four Freedoms?

4. How did Truman's men move their equipment around France?

5. What is the name of the ship Harry Truman and his battalion are on for the Atlantic crossing?

(see the answer key)

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