Harry S Truman Research Paper

When reviewing the Election of 1948 in the United States of America. On one side was Harry S. Truman, who was the current President of the United States, squared off against Thomas Dewey, governor of New York. There are vast amounts of sources to consider in this topic simply because it was the biggest political upset, ever. Nine sources will be discussed in the following areas. What the people involved said, what people think happened, and finally what Harry S. Truman himself said. The question that is up for debate is simply did the campaign of 1948 exhaust Truman so much that he slipped the media and went to the Elms Hotel, or was he confident he was going to win? I believe the answer is both. I think he was confident he was going to win, and I thought he was exhausted. The first …show more content…
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