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The 1948 Presidential Election and Political Americana

President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed away early in 1945, less than three months into his fourth presidential term. Shortly after his death, Harry Truman was sworn in as President of the United States. When Truman was first given the honor and daunting task of completing Roosevelt’s term, the war in Europe was clearly coming to an end, but the war in the Pacific was raging on. Truman was af... Read More »