Reign of Harry S. Truman

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Truman Outline
1. Potsdam Conference (1945) - A meeting was convened which included Clement Atlee, Stalin, and Truman at Germany to hold trials for Nazi leaders and send messages to Japan to warn them to surrender or else…

2. San Francisco Conference (1945)- A charter was drafted for the United Nations, in San Francisco, with the help of the 50 nations within in the UN.

3. Employment Act (1946)- This act created the Council of Economic Advisors to aid Congress and the President with the promotion of national economic welfare.

4. National Security Act (1947)- In lieu of the War Department, the National Security of Defense was created to unify the workings of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

5. New Presidential Succession Act (1947)- When the president is unable to do his presidential duties, the Vice President will take over and made a line of succession.

6. Taft-Hartley Act (1947)- The act controlled the power the growing unions had. Unemployed workers no longer needed to be a part of a union to be hired.

7. Marshall Plan (1947)- The plan, proposed by George Marshall, was intended to aid European economies while simultaneously strengthening the US government.

8. Truman Doctrine (1947)- In order aid the “free people” of Greece and Turkey being suppressed by totalitarian regimes, Truman requested 400 million dollars from congress.

9. Displaced Persons Act (1948)- After World War II, displaced Europeans were given permission to take up residence in the US for a limited amount of time. 10. Selective Service Act (1948)-aka Eltson Act, it revised the Articles of War of the United States. It also established the current of the Selective Service System.  

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of ‘Merica. His term took place during the World War II. He famously known for deciding to drop an atomic bomb in Japan – twice.
Truman was able to organize the United Nations which is still an...
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