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Election of 1948

Who were the candidates?What were the issues?Vote!Who won?What happened?

What happened during or as a result of Truman's presidency?

Truman made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which lead to the end of World War II.  He presided over the Korean War. He approved the creation of NATO and the Truman Doctrine passes under his administration.

The Democrat front page

Front page of August 1948 The Democrat

On to the election of 1968!


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