1948 Presidential Election

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1. What was Dewey advised to say in the campaign?

  • "America, I will keep this prosperity going to the end of time"
  • "America, your future lies ahead of you"
  • "America, I will cut taxes"
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2. What was different about this election?

  • The Republican party was split into 2
  • The Democratic party was split into 3
  • The Republican party was split into 3
  • The Democratic party was split into 2

3. What does Truman do to Dewey?

  • Attack him with scandals
  • Attack him for being dull
  • Attack him for being unrealistic

4. What did Truman call congress?

  • Do nothing congress
  • Thriving congress
  • Lovable congress
  • Failing congress

5. What was a slogan around the time?

  • We love you Wallace
  • Give them hell Harry
  • Thrash them Thurmond
  • Defy them Dewey

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