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Mini-Quiz: Harry S Truman's Inaugural Address in 1949

by Ron Kurtus (6 December 2006)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What false philosophy has mislead many people?

The philosophy of the Republican Party

The philosophy of Communism

The philosophy of free speech

2. How did Truman believe the United Nations will be strengthened?

By moving it out of New York City

By having the U.S. taxpayers pay for its operations

By allowing other nations to take part in the U.N.

3. What is important for democracy to succeed?

Improving the economies of struggling nations

Requiring everyone in the world to vote

Starting wars with countries that refuse to cooperate

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Historical Speeches. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

"I'm just wild about Harry" - song and Truman campaign slogan

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Avalon Project of Yale University - Collection of inaugural addresses


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