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    Harry S. Truman: "America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." ... "My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference." ... "If you can't convince them, confuse them." ... "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit"

    • Barbara Taylor

      Anti-communist forces - Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States of America (1945–1953). Under Truman, the U.S. successfully concluded World War II; in the aftermath of the conflict, tensions with the Soviet Union increased, marking the start of the Cold War.

    • Mike Catalonian

      U.S. POLITICS. Harry Truman (1884-1972) 33rd. President (1954-1953), Democrat. While Germany surrendered a few weeks after Truman assumed the Presidency, the war with Japan was expected to last another year or more. Truman's decision to use atomic weapons against Japan led to a speedy end of the war but remains controversial.

    • Kaitlin Mangels

      Established by President Harry Truman, the Truman Doctrine gave political, military and economic assistance to nations under threat from dictatorial forces. The Truman Doctrine was signed on March 12, 1947 and it withdrew the United States from all regional strifes which did not involve them directly. To aid in the rebuilding of Europe after World War II, the US sent over 13 billion dollars.

    • Charlotte Carrau

      With the Truman Doctrine (1947), President Harry S. Truman established that the US would provide political, military and economic aid to all democratic nations under threat from authoritarian forces. The Truman Doctrine redesigned U.S. foreign policy, away from its neutral stance from problems not directly involving the United States, to a stance of intervention in external conflicts.

    • Stephanie Shifflett

      The "S" in the name of President "Harry S. Truman," did not stand for anything. - 12 Startling Facts About U.S Presidents

    • ashboxlive

      May 22 1947; President Harry Truman signs an act whch provides economic and military aid to Turkey and Greece to prevent these countries from falling into the Soviet sphere of influence. The "Truman Doctrine" is regarded as the beginning of "The Cold War"

    • Wout Vergauwen

      March 12, 1947 - In a reaction to the ongoing crises in Greece and Turkey, US President Harry Truman proclaims what would become known as the 'Truman doctrine'. His doctrine was a reaction against the spread of communism in Eastern Europe and marked the start of the American containment policy. Because of this reason, many historians consider this event to be the start of the Cold War. #history #truman #coldwar

    • Jenny Alana

      Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States of America. The final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health. Under Truman, the U.S. successfully concluded World War II; in the aftermath of the conflict, tensions with the Soviet Union increased, marking the start of the Cold War.

    • Shannon Brown

      March 29 – U.S. President Harry S. Truman announces that he will not seek reelection. -

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