2.One of Truman’s great strengths as he assumed the presidency was his:a.tremendous personal charisma and oratorical ability.b.elite upbringing and connections.c.willingness to work with Republicans.d.years of experience as vice president.e.determined, decisive character.ANS:EDIF:EasyREF:Page 1002OBJ:Describe how Harry Truman responded to the Soviet occupation of Eastern Europe.TOP:Truman and the Cold War (I)MSC: Applying3.On the domestic front, President Truman soon made clear his intention to:4.The GI Bill did all of the following EXCEPT:
5.A major economic problem President Truman faced immediately after the war was:6.When confronted with a railroad strike in 1946, President Truman’s response was to:a.declare martial law.b.threaten to draft the strikers.c.say government had no role in labor-management disputes.d.break the strike with unemployed veterans.e.freeze transportation and energy prices.ANS:BDIF:DifficultREF:Page 1013OBJ:Summarize Truman’s Fair Deal.TOP:Wages, Prices, and Labor Unrest (III.b.)MSC: Applying7.The 1946 congressional elections resulted in:8.The Taft-Hartley Act of 1947:
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