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Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

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A reexamination of Hoover's Depression-era policies

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Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

  1. 1. Herbert Hoover & the Great Depression
  2. 2. Herbert Hoover & the Great Depression
  3. 3. “He is truly a wonder, and I wish we could make him President. There couldn’t be a better one.”
  4. 4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1929
  5. 5. Standard Picture
  6. 6. Secretary of Commerce
  7. 7. Annie slide?
  8. 8. Annie slide?
  9. 9. West Branch, IA
  10. 10. independence hard work community service
  11. 11. “The Great Humanitarian”
  12. 12. “The Great Engineer”
  13. 13. “Hoover-ize”
  14. 14. Government = promoter of solutions
  15. 15. Government ≠ legislator of solutions
  16. 16. “The right man at the wrong time?” 1928
  17. 17. Response?
  18. 18. Tax cut
  19. 19. Fed loan policy
  20. 20. Boulder dam? pic$800 million
  21. 21. Boulder dam? pic$800 million
  22. 22. POUR President’s Organization on Unemployment Relief
  23. 23. Federal Farm Marketing Bd
  24. 24. Reconstruction Finance Corp.
  25. 25. Urbana Daily Courier, 1/18/32, p.1
  26. 26. Home Loan Bank Act
  27. 27. Hawley-SmootTariff
  28. 28. Federal Farm Marketing Bd
  29. 29. “Hoover-villes”
  30. 30. “Hoover-villes”
  31. 31. “Hoover blankets”
  32. 32. “Hoover flags”
  33. 33. ???
  34. 34. Impact
  35. 35. Young Americans
  36. 36. Older Americans
  37. 37. African-Americans
  38. 38. African-Americans
  39. 39. Middle class “Shame, shame, shame”
  40. 40. Mothers
  41. 41. Will Rogers, “Homeville”
  42. 42. Gangster films 1930
  43. 43. 1931
  44. 44. Gangster films 1932
  45. 45. 1933
  46. 46. 1935

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