Essays Tagged: "Harry Truman"

US Aircraft During the Cold War

omic weapons, thedestruction of all stockpiles, and the reduction of all armed forces to one-third. Harry Trumanand his administration flatly rejected this, saying that it was simply insincere propaga ...

(9 pages) 66 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"The Atomic Bomb"

re two presidents mainly involved in the processes of making and using the bomb,They were President Harry S. Truman and President Roosvelt.With the work of these two people and many other men the atom ... having to do with the Manhattan Project. Another great president of the United states was President Harry S. Truman. He had to make the dicisons whether to drop the brand new atomic bomb on Japan or n ...

(5 pages) 154 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Atomic Bomb: Necessary and Just. This essay delves into justifications for the use of Atomic Weaponry during the second World War.

evelt complained of a "terrific headache" and died two hours later from severe cerebral hemorrhage. Harry S. Truman was sworn in later that night to a small group of spectators. The Atomic Bomb's init ...

(6 pages) 341 0 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This article argues that modernity is the second form of colonization.

ideals and values. (Latham 2003, 4) This discourse is defined as "truth". It is best represented by Harry Truman when he insisted in 1950 that "We must pool our efforts with those of other free people ...

(9 pages) 112 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This article expresses the differences and simularities of the way truman and eisenhowercarried out the containment policy

In the early years of the Cold War, both the Truman and Eisenhower administrations pursued a policy of containment to counter perceived Soviet ag ... s accounted to an extent for the specifics of the containment policies of both administrations, the Truman administration was more concerned with maintaining a balance of power within the internationa ... administrations stem from their predominant influences: whereas external threats mainly shaped the Truman administration's containment policy, internal politics mainly shaped the Eisenhower administr ...

(8 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Europe and the Soviet-American Rivalry" Study Notes

World War II. Some scholars attribute the hardening of the atmosphere between the two countries to Harry Truman's assumption of the presidency in April 1945, after the death of the more sympathetic F ...

(2 pages) 45 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Were the 1950's the Happy Days?

n people was much higher than it had been in many years.In the first few years of the fifties while Harry Truman was still President, the United States and the U.S.S.R. were rivals. The American peopl ...

(5 pages) 118 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Truman Doctrine

t free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressure." (Harry Truman mach 1947). This is part of the speech Harry S. Truman gave to congress on the behalf o ... n to see a huge threat to Greece, Turkey, and Iran. Because of all this on March 12, 1947 President Harry S. Truman gave a speech to congress that would later be call the Truman Doctrine.The Truman Do ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

McCarthyism and the Korean War's effect on Us, USSR relations.

was inevitable. Soon, the two powers provoked each other into the standoff known as the Cold War.As Harry Truman entered the Presidency, the Cold War entered a disturbing phase--a shooting phase. In J ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The American Myth

Truman and the United States government to exonerate their actions before the people and the world.Harry S. Truman replaced Franklin Roosevelt as president of the United States of America when Roosev ... States military began choosing a city that would become a target for the atomic bomb. In the book "Harry S. Truman" Robert Ferrell rights that there were two main reasons for Truman's decision to dro ...

(14 pages) 57 0 4.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Tibet, America, and the inconsistent rhetoric of the Truman Doctrine

e Truman Doctrine was focused on containing the spread of Communism creating hope for the Tibetans. Harry Truman had developed this doctrine to convince Congress to give money to prevent Greece and Tu ... morally justified in pursuing a more aggressive position in the world.It was the American President Harry S. Truman who pioneered the altruistic doctrine used to justify America's interventionism. On ...

(11 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why did the USA develop the policy of containment?

a big change from the Potsdam conference is that the leaders of Britain and the US were different. Harry Truman who had been working as the vice president before the death of Franklin Roosevelt was n ...

(2 pages) 86 5 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Was it Justified?

sands American lives during a planned invasion of the Japanese mainland. The President at the time, Harry Truman had other reasons in mind when dropping the bombs like, to justify the tremendous cost ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Personal Statement

Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray... - We didn't start the fire, but somehow the lyric ...

(8 pages) 94 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Atomic Bomb

These bombs led to the surrender of Japan and the end of World War II for the Americans. President Harry S. Truman made the final decision to drop these bombs. There were many horrors caused b ... both cities. Even though the bomb brought massive destruction to these two cities, President Harry Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb was justified. There are many reasons that su ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Is our government today really about the people, when the

party conventions and candidates. This same year the public saw the first political TV ad made for Harry Truman to encourage the public to acknowledge the Dewy conquest as unsurprising, but to get ou ...

(8 pages) 820 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Truman's Character, in Reference to the Paradoxes of the Presidency

Truman’s Place in the Political Cycle and in Political TimeThe actual time Harry Truman decided to run for “re-election” is still unknown. However, his motivations h ... ves a leader with a strong ideological and political commitment to the reigning, successful regime. Harry Truman believed earnestly in the ideals of Roosevelt. He took his ideals and expounded upon th ... y authors such as Emerson, Whitman, and Thoreau, we prize the common touch. The plain¬-speaking Harry Truman, the up-from-the-log cabin "man or woman of the people," is enticing. Few of us, howeve ...

(10 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Should America Have Dropped the Bomb

he same one that has gnawed at us from the first: Did the U.S. really have to drop the atomic bomb? Harry Truman, the man who gave the order, explained often and emphatically that he did so for the si ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The CIA in the World in the 1950s

It was the Congress that created the Central Intelligence Agency signed by the president of America Harry Truman. It is the flesh and blood of World War II's Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Harry Truman research paper bibliography on his impact on the world

�PAGE � Harry Truman, an accidental president and machine politician, through his ushering in the Atomic Age ... obs in the North than the South. In the 1940's there were only one million blacks left in the South.Harry Truman developed many active programs of peaceful nature around the world. He showed America's ... d Truman "helped a tormented humanity to stand on its feet and to raise its head once again" (TIME).Harry tried his hardest to get other nations to get rid of communism. Subsequent to communism in Chi ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers