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by President Harry S. Truman

1947

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Truman Doctrine Speech" by President Harry S. Truman.

In “The Truman Doctrine Speech,” President Truman asks Congress for resources to aid Greece and Turkey, allowing them to maintain their freedom during the Cold War.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Social Change & Revolution and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people create change?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: