Domestic Politics During World War II: The War Years (1941-1945)


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Who was President Roosevelt's vice president that became president following his death?

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1. What was NOT a reason that Henry Wallace was kicked off of FDR's ticket?

2. Which is NOT a position that Harry Truman held?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo covers the presidencies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman, specifically focusing on their political campaigns and key policy positions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Aspects of Thomas Dewey
  • Examples of an isolationist policy
  • Political offices held by Truman before the presidency
  • Reasons Henry Wallace was removed from FDR's presidential ticket

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US history lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Wallace's removal from the 1944 presidential ticket
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Harry S. Truman's ascension to the presidency

Additional Learning

To learn more about this period in American history, review the accompanying lesson titled Domestic Politics During World War II: The War Years (1941-1945). This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know who was President of the United States from 1941-1945
  • Understand the importance of the Arsenal of Democracy
  • Identify Henry Wallace's weaknesses on FDR's presidential ticket