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President Harry Truman

For Students 5th - 8th
In this United States Presidents worksheet, students learn about the life and presidency of Harry Truman. They then answer the 8 multiple choice questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.
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Using Truman Trivia as a Springboard to Research and Oral Presentation Skills

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young scholars research Truman Library website and gather ten trivia facts. They prepare a short oral presentation on one of their questions, scoring each other on speaking and listening skills. Then they create a Truman campaign button.
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The Cold War: The Truman Doctrine of 1947

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What was the Truman administration's position on foreign policy during the Cold War? Class members respond to an excerpt from President Harry S. Truman's "Truman Doctrine" with three questions in the space provided.
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Harry S. Truman

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read facts about Harry S. Truman and choose from multiple choice answers to evaluate their comprehension. Students answer three multiple choice questions.  
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Truman Library: Alphabetical Order

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Truman presidency worksheet, students read a 3 paragraph selection about the Truman library and then put the 20 noted words from the selection in alphabetical order.
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Truman's Domestic Policy

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this presidential history lesson, students examine sources that require them to analyze the domestic policies...
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Good Afternoon America: Truman’s First Public Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Harry Truman's first speech as president. In this Truman presidency activity, students examine the speech delivered to the American public upon Truman's swearing in to office. Students research the state of the country...
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What Should President Truman Do?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
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Harry Shows Us How

For Teachers K - 5th
Students are provided an avenue to express his/her understanding of the life skills being taught and connect the life and times of Harry Truman to the life skills being taught for the purpose of adding relevance for each student.
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Harry S. Truman - Campaign of 1948

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students establish the major events leading up to the election in 1948.  In this U.S. History lesson plan, students research details about Harry S. Truman, then they participate in a class discussion about him so that they are ready to...
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The Foreign Policies of Harry S. Truman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an article about the new interest in Harry S. Truman. In groups, they review his foreign policy decisions and how situations might have been different if he had made a different decision. They also examine the problems he...
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President Truman 1949 Inauguration

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Chicago Daily Tribune, along with many Americans, did not expect Harry S. Truman to win the 1948 presidential election. Yet on January 20, 1949, he took the oath of office and addressed the nation as the 32nd president of the United...
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Police Action: The Korean War, 1950-1953

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore why the United States became involved in the war in Korea. They discuss the confict between Truman and MacArthur, culminating in the latter's dismissal from command. They identify on a world map foreign countires...
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The Truman Doctrine and Soviet Expansion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What if the United States had not adopted a policy of containment of the USSR? What if the US had not adopted the Truman Doctrine or the Marshall Plan? After examining primary source documents that reveal American policy in the early...
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Truman vs. Eisenhower

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this presidential history lesson, students compare and contrast the presidencies of Truman and Eisenhower.
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Truman & the Beginning of the Cold War (5)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 13 matching questions regarding the Truman presidency and the Cold War. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Truman's Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb. In this World War II lesson, 11th graders read and discuss articles regarding the use of the bomb (the articles are not included). Students then participate in an...
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Truman & the Beginning of the Cold War (2)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 10 matching questions regarding the Truman presidency and the Cold War. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Truman & the Beginning of the Cold War

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive social studies worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the Truman presidency and the beginning of the Cold War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Harry S. Truman And Korea

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Engage the class in researching oral histories and historical revision, in order to gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the sacrifices made by Americans in the Korean War. The inquiry process is scheduled to take one week....
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Korean War Overview

For Students 8th - 11th
Your students will be able to understand the dynamics and details of the Korean War after viewing this video, which discusses the political and economic influences over Korea after WWII. From General MacArthur to Kim Il Sung, all of the...
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Truman's Foreign Policy Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine foreign policy decisions of former President Truman which still affect us today, review factors to be considered in making foreign policy decisions, closely explore specific major foreign policy decisions, and share...
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Korean War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the U.S. involvement in the Korean War. In this Korean War lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the Cold War and the political division of the Korean Peninsula. Young scholars respond to...
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Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...

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