Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Timeline of Major Topics by President: Part 8

The New Deal and the Era of Reform, 1920-1945

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945
VP - Garner, Wallace, Truman
Major Items:
New Deal
"Alphabet soup" bureaucracies
World War 2
Labor reforms

33. Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953
VP - Barkley
Major Items:
World War 2 ends
Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 1945
Taft-Harley Act, 1947
Truman Doctrine, 1947
Marshall Plan, 1947
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 1949
Korean War, 1950-1953
"Fair Deal"

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