Harry S Truman Accomplishments

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Harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the United States. He was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri. Truman was best know for dropping the atomic bomb on Japan that ended world war 2. He did this to save American lives. When franklin Roosevelt was president he barely even seen roosevelt or knew him. Truman was the vice president. When truman was vice president he barely knew or seen Franklin Roosevelt. Truman as a kid. He was a great student in class. The only problem truman had was his poor eyesight. His parents couldn't pay for his college then and his very poor eyesight kept him from going to west point. Truman for twelve years of his life was into farming. He had oil drilling and banking as his first jobs before going into office. …show more content…

He was a good and successful and helpful president said by most. In 1934 Truman ran for the united states senate and won! During. World War 2 Truman was the president for 1 term. During World War 2 Truman headed the Truman Commission that investigated fraud in defense contracts. After V-E Day the war against Japan had have been coming to an end. Truman order to have to have atomic bombs to drop on Japan. Two were Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japanese surrender quickly shortly after the bombs. Harry S. Truman actually had no middle name. Truman's parents gave him the middle initial S to honor his grandfathers Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young. The S did not stand for a name. Chicago Style Manual informed Truman that omitting a period after his middle initial was improper grammar and a bad example for America’s youth. From that moment on the President signed his name Harry S. Truman. He even put his name without a space as HarrySTruman. Roosevelt and Truman were elected in November of 1944, and Truman took the oath of office on January 20, 1945. Harry S. Truman was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's vice president for just 82 days before Roosevelt died and Truman became the 33rd president. President Truman presided over the end of world war 2. His policy of communist containment started the Cold War, and he initiated U.S. involvement in the Korean War. Truman left office in

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