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Harry S. Truman FactsHarry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States(1945-1953). He ascended the presidency after the death ofPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt and was elected for a full term.Truman ordered the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki toend WWII.Early Life Harry Truman was born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri. Hewas the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen Young,along with his two siblings, John Vivian and Mary Jane. They movedto Independence, Missouri, where he attended local schools until hegraduated high school in 1901. Young Harry was unable to entercollege due to financial difficulties. With very few options, heenrolled in Kansas Business School but dropped out after onesemester.Truman worked as a timekeeper for a railroad company and as abank clerk. In addition, he also served in the mailroom of KansasCity Star before returning to Grandview, Missouri, in 1906.

Harry S. Truman Facts From 1905 to 1911, Truman became a member of the MissouriArmy National Guard. By 1917, he rejoined the National Guardwhere he became a member of the 129th Artillery Regiment at theonset of World War I in Europe. From March 1918 until the end ofthe war in November, he was the battery commander of hisregiment deployed to France.On June 28, 1919, he married Elizabeth “Bess” Virginia Wallace,with whom he had a daughter, Mary Margaret.He opened a haberdashery in Kansas City that quickly wentbankrupt during the Great Depression.In 1922, he was elected as a judge with administrative work of acounty court. After his loss in 1924, he was then elected as apresiding judge of the same county in 1926 until 1933.By 1934, he was elected to and remained in the U.S. Senate for adecade.During the 1944 election, he was chosen by the Democratic Partyas the vice presidential running mate of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Bothof them won the election.On April 12, 1945, after being Roosevelt’s vice president for 82days, he was summoned to the White House by First Lady EleanorRoosevelt with the news that the President had died.1944 Campaign Poster ofPresidential CandidateFranklin D. Roosevelt andVP Candidate Harry S.Truman

Harry S. Truman FactsHarry S. Truman’s Presidency On April 12, 1945, Harry S. Truman took his oath as the 33rdPresident of the United States at the Cabinet Room in the WhiteHouse. By May 8, 1945, Victory in Europe Day was proclaimed afterthe official surrender of the Germans to the Allies. World War II inEurope ended.By April 25, 1945, U.S. Secretary of War informed the President ofthe developed atomic bomb. After the consistent refusal of theJapanese Imperial Army to surrender, Truman ordered the atomicbombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. On August 9, the secondbomb was dropped in Nagasaki. Five days later, Japan officiallysurrendered.In September 1945, Truman presented his 21-point, post-waragenda to Congress. A part of this was the delegation to the UnitedNation’s First General Assembly that was held on January 10, 1946,in Westminster, London. Former First Lady Eleanor Rooseveltbecame one of the delegates.On March 12, 1947, the “Truman Doctrine” was delivered toCongress. It urged Congress to aid Greece and Turkey from fallinginto Soviet Union control. In less than two months, he signed theapproved appropriation.President Truman vetoed the Taft-Hartley Act on June 20, 1947.The act aimed to cut the power of labor unions. It was overridden byCongress three days later.In July 1947, he signed the National Security Act, which latermerged the Department of War and the Navy, creating thenow-known Department of Defense. In addition, it created the U.S.Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and the NationalSecurity Council.

Harry S. Truman Facts On June 24, 1948, the Soviet Union blocked overland access toWest Berlin. As a response, Truman ordered the airlifting of suppliesto West Berlin. In May 1949, the blockade was lifted by the SovietUnion.During the 1948 election, Truman won the election to a full term.After a year, he proposed the “Fair Deal” program during his Stateof the Union Address. One of which was the signed Housing Act of1949. By April 1949, he supported the creation of the North AtlanticTreaty Organization (NATO).The invasion of South Korea by North Korea in 1950 led to theadvancement of American troops in Japan and Korea to the north.In addition, United Nations troops went too.In September 1950, Congress passed the McCarran InternalSecurity Act due to fear of communist subversion. It was vetoed byTruman but later overridden by Congress. Truman refused to run forreelection in 1952.Post-presidency and Death In 1955 and 1956, two volumes of his self-written memoir werepublished. His 112 monthly army pension was not sufficient andwriting his memoir added income. The Congress came to knowabout his financial struggle, which led to the passage of the FormerPresidents Act in 1958. It provided a 25,000 annual pension toformer U.S. Presidents.By 1956, he received an honorary degree in Civil Law from OxfordUniversity. After a year, Congress passed the bill for theappropriation of funds for organizing presidential papers as wishedby Truman.

Harry S. Truman FactsFormer President Harry S. Truman with his wife,First Lady Bess Truman, along with President JohnF. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy On July 6, 1957, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library andMuseum in Independence, Missouri, was dedicated. Truman himselfmaintained his office until his last years. In 1965, President LyndonB. Johnson signed the Medicare Act inside the library before givingthe Trumans their own Medicare card.On December 5, 1972, Truman was admitted to the ResearchHospital and Medical Center in Kansas City after contractingpneumonia. After 21 days, he died of multiple organ failure. Theformer First Lady declined a state funeral. A memorial service washeld at Washington National Cathedral a week after his funeral. Itwas attended by officials from Washington and foreign dignitaries.His body was interred in the grounds of his Presidential Library onDecember 27, 1972.In 1984, he was awarded with a posthumous United StatesCongressional Gold Medal. His home in Independence andGrandview were designated as National Historic Sites.

Name:Haberdasher HarryBecause young Harry had a haberdashery endeavour prior to hispolitical career, he was nicknamed “Haberdashery Harry”. Write ashort biographical narrative about Harry S. Truman prior to hispresidency.

Name:United NationsOn June 26, 1945, the United Nations Charter was signed byrepresentatives of 51 founding member countries. Former First LadyEleanor Roosevelt was one of the delegates sent by PresidentTruman. Can you map some of the founding members?VenezuelaColombiaNorwayEthiopiaUnited aSaudi gentinaPhilippinesFrancePoland

Name:The Truman ShowUsing the photo clues and brief description below, provideimportant details on Harry Truman’s political show.Harry Truman in WWIuniformJackson County’sPresiding Judge TrumanPresident Harry S. Trumanat the White House desk

Name:Presidential LibrariesUpon retirement, Harry S. Truman worked to create his PresidentialLibrary. It led Congress to pass a bill appropriating money to copyand organize Presidential papers that took effect in 1957. Now, canyou map the existing Presidential Libraries across the UnitedStates?

Name:Japan and the Atomic BombsOn August 6 and 9, 1945, after the refusal of the Japanese ImperialArmy to surrender, Truman ordered the bombing of Japaneseprovinces Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end WWII. Complete thefascinating facts which led to their surrender and the aftermath.is the officialflower of the city ofHiroshima because it wasthe first to bloom afterthe 1945 bombing.Japanesefilmmaker createdas arepresentation ofthe atomicbombings inand. It is alsoknown as the “Kingof the Monsters”Dr. Seuss’was anapologetic allegory aboutHiroshima and theAmerican occupation ofJapan.The city ofwas spared in theatomic bombingbecause Secretaryof Waradmired the place.took itsplace.

Japan and the Atomic BombsAnswer KeyOleander is the officialflower of the city ofHiroshima because it wasthe first to bloom afterthe 1945 bombing.Japanesefilmmaker createdGodzilla as arepresentation ofthe atomicbombings inHiroshima andNagasaki. It is alsoknown as the “Kingof the Monsters”Dr. Seuss’ “Horton Hearsa Who?” was anapologetic allegory aboutHiroshima and theAmerican occupation ofJapan.The city of Kyotowas spared in theatomic bombingbecause Secretaryof War Stimsonadmired the place.Nagasaki took itsplace.

Name:U.S. Department of DefenseIn July 1947, Truman signed the National Security Act, whichmerged the Department of War and the Navy. It was later known asthe Department of Defense. Now, name and describe the agenciesthat were later established.

Name:21 PointsIn September 1945, Truman delivered his 21 Point post-war speechto Congress. Complete the his 21 Point agenda.21 Point Agenda

Name:Truman DoctrineOn March 2, 1947, the President delivered his speech at theCongress known as the “Truman Doctrine”. It gave the United Statesthe responsibility to extend their foreign policies on economic,political, and military assistance to foreign countries. Complete thebasic details about the Truman Doctrine.Background:Nature and Scope:Countries:Results:

Name:Cartoon AnalysisCritically analyse the political cartoon by using the guide questionsbelow.1.2.3.4.What are the symbols used?How was America’s foreignpolicy depicted?What were the implications tocountries involved?If you were Truman, would youdo the same? Why or why not?

Name:Truman agewithhisaccomplishments during his term. Be as specific as possible.Include events, dates, and important people.TRUMANAdministration

Harry S. Truman Facts Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States (1945-1953). He ascended the presidency after the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was elected for a full term. Truman ordered the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end WWII. Early Life Harry Truman was born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar .

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