An Extremely Rare and Original 1948 Harry Truman Presidential Campaign Jugate Button, featuring Vice President Alben Barkley. One of the very best Truman-Barkley jugates from 1948. In fact, there are so few Truman-Barkley jugates out there that its a good idea to snatch one up whenever you can find one! Truman (May 8, 1884 December 26, 1972) was the thirty-third President of the.
As vice president, he succeeded Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died less than three months after he began his fourth term. During World War I Truman served as an artillery officer. After the war he became part of the political machine of Tom Pendergast and was elected a county judge in.
And eventually a United States Senator. After he gained national prominence as head of the wartime Truman Committee, Truman replaced vice president Henry A. S running mate in 1944. As president, Truman faced challenge after challenge in domestic affairs. The disorderly reconversion of the economy of the.
Was marked by severe shortages, numerous strikes, and the passage of the Taft-Hartley Act over his veto. He confounded all predictions to win re-election in 1948, largely due to his famous Whistle Stop Tour of rural. After his re-election he was able to pass only one of the proposals in his Fair Deal program. He used executive orders to begin desegregation of the.
Armed forces and to launch a system of loyalty checks to remove thousands of communist sympathizers from government office, even though he strongly opposed mandatory loyalty oaths for governmental employees, a stance that led to charges that his administration was soft on communism. Truman's presidency was also eventful in foreign affairs, with the end of World War II and his decision to use nuclear weapons against Japan, the founding of the United Nations, the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, the Truman Doctrine to contain communism, the beginning of the Cold War, the creation of NATO, and the Korean War.
Corruption in Truman's administration reached the cabinet and senior White House staff. Republicans made corruption a central issue in the 1952 campaign. Truman, whose demeanor was very different from that of the patrician Roosevelt, was a folksy, unassuming president. He popularized such phrases as "The buck stops here" and If you can't stand the heat, you better get out of the kitchen. He overcame the low expectations of many political observers who compared him unfavorably with his highly regarded predecessor.At one point in his second term, near the end of the Korean War, Truman's public opinion ratings reached the lowest of any. Despite negative public opinion during his term in office, popular and scholarly assessments of his presidency became more positive after his retirement from politics and the publication of his memoirs. Scholars today rank him among the top ten presidents. Truman's legendary upset victory in 1948 over Thomas E. Dewey is routinely invoked by underdog presidential candidates. This button is in MINT condition and will be a fantastic addition to upgrade any collection large or small. This button measures 1.25 inches in diameter. Please disregard any glares or shadows. The button is in MINT condition - spotless.
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