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David McCullough
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much did the White House renovation cost?
(a) 300,000
(b) Nothing - all work was donated
(c) 5.8 million dollars
(d) 1 million dollars

2. How old was Truman when his second term as president began?
(a) 73
(b) 64
(c) 50
(d) 29

3. Who does Truman develop a long correspondence with after his retirement?
(a) His mother
(b) Dean Acheson
(c) Andrew Jackson
(d) Dwight Eisenhower

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

5. Where was the American's atom bomb tested?
(a) New Mexico
(b) Washington DC
(c) California
(d) Bikini Atoll

Short Answer Questions

1. What family member does Truman lose in July of 1947?

2. Where does the only meeting in history of Truman and MacArthur take place?

3. When dividing up Germany, what geographical descriptions did the Potsdam Conference use?

4. How many months had Truman been President before both Germany and Japan surrendered?

5. Who do Truman's supporters and staff encourage him to fire as a result of Fulbright's Senate committee report?

(see the answer keys)

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