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US History - Harry S. Truman

The 33rd President of the U.S. was Harry S. Truman served as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s third vice president and succeeded him on April 12, 1945 when he died less than three months of his fourth term. During his presidency Truman had to deal with many challenges in domestic affairs. He established the Truman Doctrine to contain communism and spoke out against racial discrimination in the armed forces. He was born on May 08, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri  and died on December 26, 1972.