Truman Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

David McCullough
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was a whistle-stop?

2. What weapon is Truman encouraged to authorize to end the Korean Conflict?

3. What was the origination of the term "pinko?"

4. Where do the Trumans live in Independence?

5. How many people did the bomb actually kill in Hiroshima?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How do you think it would have changed the Korean conflict and the world if MacArthur's recommendations to use atomic weapons on China had been followed?

Essay Topic 2

How does the Truman Committee reinforce Truman's long-held belief that American large corporations are corrupt? Give specific examples.

Essay Topic 3

Once Truman was introduced to politics back in Independence, Missouri, he knew he had found his career. In your opinion, was Truman a good politician? Address these topics in your essay: 1) political connections, 2) political strategy, 3) political decisions

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