Bundle of 2 - World War II - Truman & MacArthur

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This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentations on World War II - Truman & MacArthur. The presentations together number 39 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change them to fit your individual needs.

Franklin Roosevelt was elected in November of 1944 to the office of president of the United States. Harry Truman served as his vice president just 82 days before Roosevelt died of a massive stroke. Truman was sworn in as president on April 12, 1945. With no prior experience in foreign policy, Truman was thrust into the role of commander in chief and charged with ending a world war.

In the 6 six months of his term, he announced the Germans’ surrender, dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ending World War II, and signed the charter ratifying the United Nations. He is best remembered for his decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan, ending World War II. Truman always maintained this was the correct decision and saved countless American lives.

His policy of communist containment started the Cold War, and he initiated U.S. involvement in the Korean War. Truman left office in 1953 and died in 1972.

Power point #1 is entitled, The United States & WW II - Political leaders - Harry S Truman and contains 22 slides and covers the following:

Introduction
Early Years
Military Career
Man of Integrity
Truman: The Judge
Truman: The Senator
Pendergast Debacle
Truman: The Vice President
Truman: The President
The Atomic Bombs
Effects of the Bomb’s Blast
Cold War Begins
Reelection
The “Fair Deal”
Korean War
MacArthur Fired
Steel Strike
Supreme Court Ruling
Retirement & Death
End of Presentation

Douglas MacArthur was born in Little Rock, AR, on January 26, 1880. After graduating from West Point in 1903, he fought in World War I, and in World War II was the commander of Allied forces in the Pacific.

A Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1941 drove MacArthur’s forces from the country, but in the years that followed, MacArthur launched a number of successful offensive operations against the Japanese military in the region.

During this time, he was frequently and openly critical of his superiors’ decision to focus military resources on the war in Europe rather than in the Pacific. When he criticized President Harry Truman's handling of the Korean War, he was relieved of his command.

Power point #2 is entitled, The United States & WW II - Military Leaders - Douglas MacArthur and 17 contains slides and covers the following:

Background
Early Life
Military Training
Early Military Postings
World War I
Superintendent
Chief of Staff
World War II
Japanese Surrender
Return to the USA
End of Military Career
Citizen & Adviser
Death & Burial
End of Presentation

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....World War II.
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