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1948 Democratic National Convention: Quiz


Question 1: Senator ________ of Kentucky for Vice President in the Presidential election of 1948.
Alben W. BarkleyJohn C. BreckinridgeRichard Mentor JohnsonHarry S. Truman

Question 2: President ________ of Missouri
John F. KennedyHarry S. TrumanLyndon B. JohnsonJimmy Carter

Question 3: This was a launching point for Humphrey; he was elected to the ________ later that year and to the Vice Presidency in 1964.
United States SenateUnited States CongressHart Senate Office Building111th United States Congress

Question 4: In the absence of three dozen Southern delegates who walked out of the convention with Thurmond, 947 Democrats voted to nominate Truman as their candidate (against 263 for Senator ________ of Georgia).
Richard Russell, Jr.Strom ThurmondJohn MilledgeGeorge Troup

Question 5: The 1948 ________ was held at Convention Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from July 12 to July 14, and resulted in the nominations of incumbent Harry S Truman for President and U.S.

Question 6: Senator ________ of Georgia
John MilledgeStrom ThurmondGeorge TroupRichard Russell, Jr.

Question 7: U.S. Senator ________ of Kentucky was nominated by acclamation without a roll call vote.
Harry S. TrumanJohn C. BreckinridgeAlben W. BarkleyRichard Mentor Johnson


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