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    President Truman was the 33rd President of the United States. He was born in Lamar, Missouri, 1884. As a child, he spent nine years in Independence Missouri and went to a public school. Truman enjoyed reading on his own outside of school. In 1919, Harry Truman married Elizabeth Virginia Wallace. In 1923, they had their only child Mary Margaret. Truman was in the National Guard and became a member of the 129th Artillery Regiment. Harry was asked to run for judgeship by Tom Pendergast in 1922. He easily

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    Harry Truman Harry Truman, a president who witnessed and was a part of some of the most memorable events in U.S. and world history, is said to have had a reputation for being an honest and efficient man. Born in the town of Lamar, Missouri on May 8, 1884, Truman was used to living a humble life. Growing up as a Baptist on a farm near Independence, Missouri, Truman was the eldest of three children. His parents were John and Martha Truman. As a youth, Truman had weak eyesight which

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    Depression and WWII, died. Harry S. Truman the vice president takes over and carries out Roosevelt's plans and new plans for the ending and reconstruction of the war throughout the world. Truman will be remembered in history for all his contributions and hard work put into our war effort and helping international economy. Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States. Born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri, he was the oldest of three children. Truman had no middle name. His parents

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    While it is argued that Truman wasn’t a good president he actually provided a lot of good things for our nation but take it from the beginning. Truman’s family had owned slaves but His first thought of African Americans servants within his family and he did not come from a raised family. While he was young a women claimed that Truman told her that he felt that one person was as good as any other as long as they were not black. He also criticised the Chinese and the Jews. Truman's young life was

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    Research Paper President Harry S. Truman wasn’t only just a president, he was a US army soldier, a democratic senator, presiding judge, and a vice president. Before his presidency, he fought in World War 1. Recapping his roles before the presidency, once the war ended, Truman got discharged from the army and then went to attend Kansas City school of law. This is when he was on the road to becoming president. In 1933 Franklin d Roosevelt was elected 32nd president. Harry S. got elected presiding

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    Harry S Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri. He was born into the family of Martha Ellen Truman and John Anderson Truman, who was a mule trader as well as a farmer. Harry was named after his uncle, Harrison Young. After his parents couldn’t decide on a middle name they settled with just the letter “S”. He grew up on his father’s farm in Independence, Missouri and attended Independence High School (now William Chrisman High School). Since he did not attend college, he had several jobs

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    Harry S. Truman Depending on how old you are, it is possible that you have experienced many great presidents throughout your lifetime. Every single person in this world has their own view as to what a president’s role in the world should be, and how their values should reflect them. So far, the United States has gone through 42 Presidents who have all offered many new ideas that have aided our country tremendously. One of these great men was our 33rd President, Harry S. Truman who was thrown into

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         Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri. 2. Childhood      John A. Truman sold and bought livestock form a lot adjacent to their house when Harry was first born. When Harry was ten months old the Trumans sold their house and stocklot to move to Harrisonville, Missouri. From Harrisonville they moved to Belton, then to Grandview, and finally settled in Independence, Missouri when Harry Truman was six years old. President Truman was the oldest

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    On May 8, 1884, Harry Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri to John and Martha Truman. One of three children, Harry and his siblings attended most of their schooling in Independence, Missouri where he later graduated in 1901. Unlike most of our presidents to date, Harry did not head off to college following his secondary education but rather after working as a bank clerk and railroad timekeeper, he went to work with his father on their family farm. In 1905 Harry Truman joined the Missouri National

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    Harry S. Truman’s Presidential Character Presidential character extends further than the success of the man’s presidency measured by factors such as national security and the economy; his presidential character is determined by his perception and attitude towards the presidency and the obligations that come with it. In the book, The Presidential Character, James David Barber categorizes the president’s general perception and attitude into three parts: style, world view, and character . According

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