Throughout his lifetime, Tr... ... middle of paper ... ...se forces in a way that could have provoked war with Russia and ultimately cost the United States the support from Allies. Following the personal fight with MacArthur, Truman announced that he would not run for a third term. Soon after his two terms in office ended, Truman and Bess retired to private life. Truman published two volumes of Memoirs in 1955 and 1956 and he gave support to Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1960’s. Truman died on December 26, 1972 and was buried in the courtyard of the Truman Library, which is one of the most popular presidential libraries.
When the United States entered World War I in 1917, he helped create the second Regiment of Missouri Field Artillery, which was quickly called into Federal government as the 129th Field Artillery and sent to France. Truman was elevated to Captain and given charge of the regiment's Battery D. On June 28, 1919, Truman wedded Bess Wallace, whom he had known since teenage years. From 1919 to 1922 he ran a men's attire store in Kansas City with his wartime companion, Eddie Jacobson, the store ran unsuccessful during postwar recession. Truman was chosen in 1922, to be one of three judges of the Jackson County Court. He was crushed for reelection in 1924, yet won race as head judge in the Jackson County Court in 1926.
Without much choice, he began work. He started on the Santa Fe railroad at thirty-five dollars a month. He later moved to Kansas City where he worked for the Kansas City Star, then onto the National Bank of Commerce, and finally to the Union National Bank. In 1906, he was called back home to help his family with their farms. For the following ten years, Truman was a successful farmer.
During the War World Two he headed Senate’s investing committee, checking the corruption and waste. In 1944 Truman was asked to become a Vice President of Franklin Roosevelt instead Henry Wallace. However, he served in this position only for 82 days until the death of Roosevelt. In the first addressing to the Congress Truman promised that he will continue Roosevelt’s policies. However, he soon developed his own.
In these positions, Daley gained a keen understanding of government and a mastery of budgets and revenue sources. Cook County Democratic party chairman Richard J. Daley, 53, wins the Chicago mayoralty race and begins a 21-year career as mayor of the second largest U.S. city. Daley, the archetypal city "boss," served as mayor from 1955 to 1976. He was one of the last big city bosses. As a Democrat, Daley wielded a great deal of power in this largely Democratic city.
Truman’s family did not have much money causing him not to attend college, so after graduating high school in 1901 he worked as a bank clerk along with other jobs. Five years after graduating high school he spent over a decade working with his father on his family’s 600-acre farm near Grandview, Missouri. While working on his family’s farm, Truman served in the Missouri National Guard. In 1917, when America entered World War I, Truman was in his early thirties and reenlisted in the National Guard and was sent to France. In 1919 when he returned from the war, Truman married Elizabeth “Bess” Wallace, his childhood friend.
In 1934 Truman was elected into the U.S senate. Over time, Truman became a well-respected politician and Roosevelt chose him to run with him in the 1944 Presidential election. They won the election by a landslide. Truman ended up being Vice President for a mere 82 days due to the death of FDR and then Truman became the 33rd President of the United States (http://millercenter.org/). Truman became President of the United States at a difficult and decision filled time.
He was re-elected in 1972 by an overwhelming margin, but less than two years later, he was forced to become the first man to resign the presidency amid the scandal and shame of Watergate. He staged a difficult political comeback in 1968, after purportedly retiring from politics, and by the end of his life, he had shed some of the scourge of Watergate and was again a respected elder statesman, largely because of his record on foreign policy. He died on February 22, 1994. His writings include three autobiographical works, Six Crises (1962), RN: the Memoirs of Richard Nixon (1978), and In the Arena (1990). Early Political Career Nixon came from a southern-California Quaker family, where hard work and integrity were deeply rooted and heavily emphasized.
He was the first of seven siblings born to his parents, Joseph Burger and Katherine Burger. Warren became interested in law when he was sick for a year, which he missed school. While warren was sick he decided to read some law books and biographies on historical American figures. In 1925 he graduated high school from John A. Johnson High School, in which his desires were to attend Princeton. “Unable to attend Princeton because of his family's limited resources, Burger took courses at the University of Minnesota for two years and then enrolled in a night law school.” In 1931 he earned a law degree from St. Paul College of Law.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our nations thirty second president. Unlike all the other presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected for four consecutive terms. However he died in the first year of his fourth term. During his prolonged presidency Franklin Delano Roosevelt did many incredible things as our Nations leader. He pulled us out of the great depression, dealt with civil rights issues, created many reforms for our nation including the twenty-first amendment, handled the attack on Pearl Harbor, and handled World War Two efficiently.