Harry s truman was born on may 8 1884.He was born in Lamar Missouri.Then became the 33rd president in 1944.
With no prior experience in foreign policy, truman was thrust into the role of commander in chief and charged with ending a world war
Harry decided to use the atomic bomb against japan through 1945 to 1953.
He participated in the potsdam conference to discuss postwar treatment of Germany with Great Britain’s Winston Churchill (1874-1965) and the Soviet Union’s Joseph stalin (1878-1953).
In the aftermath of the war, the Truman administration had to contend with deteriorating U.S.-Soviet relations and the start of the cold war
Harry Truman was sworn in for his second term in January 1949; his inauguration was the first to be nationally televised. The president set forth an ambitious social reform agenda, known as the Fair Deal, which included national medical insurance, federal housing programs, a higher minimum wage, assistance for farmers, repeal of the Taft-Hartley labor act, increases in Social Security and civil rights reforms.