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

2. What longtime cabinet member resigns due to a disagreement with Truman?
(a) Harold Ickes
(b) Andrew Jackson
(c) Robert E. Lee
(d) Henry Wallace

3. Who was the man in charge of the American Expeditionary Forces in France in WWI?
(a) General Pershing
(b) General Eisenhower
(c) General DeGaulle
(d) General Patton

4. Which country chose not to participate in the Marshall Plan and thereby caused several more countries in that bloc to pull out?
(a) Germany
(b) Japan
(c) Soviet Union
(d) China

5. How was Truman's personal life used against him in the 1940 election?
(a) His wife divorced him and took the child
(b) His gambling addiction was exposed
(c) His womanizing became known by the public
(d) His family farm was sold at auction while he was at the Democratic Convention.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Bess Wallace's father die?

2. What event propelled the United States into WWII?

3. What was a dollar-a-year man?

4. Who in the government has the final say regarding military matters?

5. What part of Truman's past most concerned the Democratic Party for the campaign?

(see the answer key)

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