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President-elect Herbert Hoover"s good will cruise to Central and South America

Harry W. Hill

President-elect Herbert Hoover"s good will cruise to Central and South America

this being a log of the trip aboard the U.S.S. Maryland

by Harry W. Hill

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Published by The Book Press in [San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hoover, Herbert, -- 1874-1964.,
  • South America -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Illustrated lining-paper.

    Statementedited by Lt. Comdr. H. W. Hill, U.S.N.
    ContributionsMaryland (Battleship)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE802 .H64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p., [9]-89, [1] p.
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16616612M
    LC Control Number30023876

    Remembered by most Americans as the President who was unable to remedy the effects of the depression which began inWilson shows that there is much more to the story of Herbert Hoover. The nation fell into the worst economic crisis it had ever faced. A southern newspaper stated she had "defiled the White House. The main issue in the campaign was not economics or religion, but the new national laws banning alcoholic drinks. After the Armistice, Hoover, a member of the Supreme Economic Council and head of the American Relief Administrationorganized shipments of food for starving millions in Central Europe.

    Hoover became very unpopular as the Great Depression continued. Progress of the past seven years is proof of it Fearing state socialism because it was coercive and stifled individual initiative, but also disliking monopoly capitalism for making wealth an end in itself, he developed a political philosophy that attempted to find a middle ground. He had made money in the land business.

    With the Wall Street crash ofHoover was faced with one of the largest economic depressions in history—the Great Depression. On the one hand, Al Smith. She also mentions that even when his tactics failed to produce the intended results, he tended to remain true to them despite their ineffectiveness. He maintained the values imparted by his religious mother. Roosevelt was genial and exuded confidence, while Hoover remained unremittingly grim and dour.


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President-elect Herbert Hoovers good will cruise to Central and South America book

The Department of Commerce at that time was fairly new, as it had been operating for only eight years. Young Herbert had to move to the western state of Oregon to live with his mother's brother.

So he chose as his campaign manager a Republican industrial leader who had worked with General Motors, DuPont and other major companies. And again, Americans all around the country took note of this quiet, serious man who did such effective work in so many different kinds of situations.

He was not able to attend high school but learned bookkeeping, math and typing by attending night school. Cutting a wider swath outside the classroom than in, Hoover managed the baseball and football teams, started a laundry and ran a lecture agency.

Hoover worked six days a week at hard labor clearing stumps and splitting logs. While it is always risky to predict what might have been, these are some of the questions this book leaves the reader considering after going to such great lengths to describe how Hoover used his philosophy to respond to the issues of his own time.

It was around this time that Hoover was appointed to head the U.

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He also created licenses for radio station so they wouldn't broadcast on the same wave length. An estimatedof Hoover's countrymen, penniless and confused, were trapped on the wrong side of the Atlantic.

During the depression when many people were going hungry, Hoover ate seven course meals that were some of the "most elaborate table ever set at the White House. The result was a public relations nightmare for the president. Inhe won 40 states in his election.

He created slogans like "Wheatless days in America make sleepless nights in Germany," and "Save beans by all means. It was during this time that he married Lou Henry.

Of course, there was no law requiring a candidate to be Protestant. That is: shall we depart from the principles of our American political and economic system, upon which we have advanced beyond all the rest of the world In the summer of eleven-year-old Bert Hoover boarded a Union Pacific train headed west to Oregon.

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Herbert Hoover in His Own Words; At 90, the former President is honored as a practical humanitarian and elder statesman. Herewith, a ‘testimony’ to his life and philosophy in selections from. Aug 09,  · August Herbert Hoover, who became one of the America’s least popular presidents after the Great Depression began during his first and only term, was born on this day in The Republican’s popularity hit rock bottom after he failed to lead the nation out of the economic collapse – after vainly claiming “the poorhouse is vanishing among us”.Author: Julian Gavaghan.