Harry S Truman Informative Speech

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My president is Harry S. Truman; he was born on May 8, 1884, in Missouri. Truman served in combat in France during World War I, as an artillery officer in his National Guard unit. After the war, Truman joined the Democratic Party. In 1934, he became a United States senator. He headed the Truman Committee, a committee that found and corrected problems in US war production. In 1944, Franklin Delano Roosevelt chose Truman as his running mate for the presidential election. Truman didn’t want to accept the offer at first, but after his nomination he began to campaign actively. Roosevelt and Truman were elected in November 1944; Truman took oath of office on January 20, 1945. He served as vice president for only eighty-two days, before becoming president…show more content…
Roosevelt died and left the American public clueless. Americans didn’t know what would happen. He died in the middle of World War II, Americans needed someone to step in and give them hope that we still had a chance to win the war. That’s what Truman did, he told the American public that he was going to continue to move forward, and he wouldn’t let the way of life we live vanish. He would do everything in his power to keep our freedom. At a time like this the American public needed hope, and confidence. They also needed to be able to have faith in the new president, in this case Harry Truman, and I think Truman did an excellent job at giving the American public the ability to trust in him and the confidence to believe that we still had a good shot at winning this…show more content…
Truman still managed to give a good speech. He respected Roosevelt, and said that he would keep this country moving forward because that’s what Roosevelt would have done. He also gave up most respect to the brave men and women who fight for this country and maintain our freedom, and keep this country the way our forefathers wanted it. I also liked how he prayed at the end of his speech. I thought it was a nice way to end it, by only asking to be a good and faithful servant to his Lord and his people. He handed his self very well at a time as bad as he was given, I admired his confidence in our great
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