President Harry S. Truman's Domestic Policy


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What was the name of the federal initiative that President Truman proposed, but was largely denied by Congress?

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1. _____ banned racial discrimination in the U.S. armed forces.

2. Which group was opposed to President Truman's progressive stance on racial issues?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about U.S. President Harry S. Truman's domestic policies. You'll be quizzed on key topics like a policy he proposed that was denied by Congress and legislation that prohibited racial discrimination in the military.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these areas:

  • Opposition group to Truman's progressive policies on race
  • Legislation signed by Truman
  • Accomplishments of Truman's administration
  • Legislation that banned racial discrimination in the military

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about President Harry S. Truman's domestic policies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the legislation that he signed into law and his initiative that was denied by Congress
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Truman's political opponents and how they felt about some of his policies

Additional Learning

More information is available with the lesson named President Harry S. Truman's Domestic Policy. In this lesson, you'll be going over:

  • The way Truman first became president
  • Details about some of Truman's foreign policy endeavors
  • Truman's stance on government involvement in the economy
  • President Truman's political legacy