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Bess Truman

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Presidents of the United States


Bess Truman
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.87

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    politics, hometown, birth, vice, spotlight, secretary, born, term, longest, skating, traveled, background, name, return, during, fight
     content words:    Bess Truman, Elizabeth Virginia Wallace, Harry Truman, World War I., Mary Margaret


Bess Truman
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Bess Truman was born in 1885. Her birth name was Elizabeth Virginia Wallace. She loved her hometown of Independence, Missouri. She was nicknamed Bess at a young age. Bess was a great athlete. She did well in baseball, tennis, and ice skating. Bess met Harry Truman when he moved to Independence. They were in the same class from fifth grade through the end of high school. They were engaged in 1918. Harry left to fight in France during World War I. When he returned the next year, Harry and Bess were married. They had one daughter, Mary Margaret. Bess traveled with Harry when he became involved in politics. In 1934, Harry was elected to the .....
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Presidents of the United States
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Women's History
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United States
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    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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