Statistics for The Harry S. Truman Presidency

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For whom was Truman vice president?Franklin D. Roosevelt
What party did Truman represent in his 8 year presidency?Democratic Party
Before becoming president, Truman was a senator for which state? (Hint: It's also the name of the longest tributary or the Mississippi River.)Missouri
From 1950 to 1953, what war did Truman oversee?Korean War
Which newly-formed Jewish state was recognized as a nation in 1948?Israel
In 1949, what Treaty Organization did Truman and 12 other countries create?NATO
At the beginning of the Korean War, which American general wished to use the atomic bomb against Chinese reinforcements, leading to his dismissal ?Douglas MacArthur
Which position was occupied by George Marshall in the Truman administration?(Hint: He occupied this position from 1947 to 1949 and came up with the Marshall Plan.)Secretary of State
What was the name of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on the 6th of August 1945?Little Boy
What was the name of the plane that dropped this bomb?Enola Gay
Which Asian country was under American control until the 1951 Treaty of San Francisco?Japan
After Truman's unexpected victory in the 1948 presidential election, the Tribune from which city posted an erroneous headline titled 'Dewey Defeats Truman'?Chicago
The civil war in which Balkan country is considered to be the first proxy conflit of the Cold War?Greece
Which modern day counterintelligence agency was formed in 1952?NSA
What famous American political victory started in 1948 after the Soviet blockade of Berlin?Berlin Airlift

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