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    May 22, 1947 - The Truman Doctrine signed into force: "In the words of the Truman Doctrine, it became the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures."

  • Deborah Richard

    HARRY S. TRUMAN (Politician) BIRTH: May 8, 1884 in Lamor, Missouri, U.S.A. DEATH: December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A. CAUSE OF DEATH: Pneumonia CLAIM TO FAME: 33rd President of the United States

  • 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.

  • Stephanie Shifflett

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

  • Ann M.

    a quote by Harry S. Truman

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