Truman Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 5 Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What part of Truman's past most concerned the Democratic Party for the campaign?
(a) The fact Bess Truman's father committed suicide
(b) His connection with the Freemasons
(c) His connection with Boss Pendergast
(d) His past farming duties

2. 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

3. What ship did Truman take to the Potsdam conference?
(a) The USS United States
(b) The George Washington
(c) The Augusta
(d) The Titanic

4. What interest did Harry and his father share?
(a) Politics
(b) Woodworking
(c) Watching tv
(d) Fishing and hunting

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When did the Democratic party decide to place Truman as Vice President on their ticket?

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

3. Which of Roosevelt's policies did Truman support the most enthusiastically?

4. What was the Canol Project?

5. Whose appointment to Truman's cabinet made a positive and calming effect?

(see the answer key)

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