President Harry Truman was President from 1945 to 1953. He has consistently been rated in the top ten of “best” presidents by many historians and laypeople. Here is a little true/false about him. (Answers here)
- Truman seriously considered sending troops to confiscate meat from farmers rather than simply lifting price controls.
- Helped start the Cold War.
- Seized steel mines from their owners.
- Started a war without Congressional approval.
- His middle name was Servius.
- Instituted a “loyalty program for Government employees.”
- Had a son called Tom.
- Continued conscription during peacetime.