Herbert Hoover

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Noun1.Herbert Hoover - 31st President of the United StatesHerbert Hoover - 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
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President Roosevelt fittingly used a war analogy when announcing that the national government would become much more active than the Hoover administration had been in promoting domestic recovery with little to do with foreign nations.
Critically, what it would not do was what the Hoover administration so energetically attempted to do a decade later: There would be no federally led drive to maintain nominal wage rates and no governmentally orchestrated work sharing.
And with 244 seats in the House of Representatives, the Republicans are extending their majority in that chamber to a level that hasn't been seen since the Hoover administration.
So while historians may associate the departure of the marines from Nicaragua with the election of FDR, it was the Hoover administration, following the president's guidance, that implemented the Nicaraguan withdrawal.
It seems to me to have far more to say about the market's response to fundamental uncertainty and large shocks, as well as the Federal Reserve's policy response than it has to say about a public relations stunt by the Hoover administration.
In their eyes, the modern-day Tea Parties and the academics and intellectuals who agree with their criticism of activist government are repeating the mistakes of the Hoover Administration and delivering us to a repeat of the Great Depression.
He can quote ballistic tables for every centerfire cartridge produced since the Hoover Administration.
3) This Contemporary Explanations section also contains an interesting review of the Hoover Administration and Federal Reserve Board's "liquidationists" (who obviously lost out in policy discussions) and who "viewed the events of the Depression as economic penance for the speculative excesses of the 1920s", page 10.
Vandenberg, a former newspaper editor and publisher from Michigan, entered the Senate during the Hoover administration, opposed much of the Roosevelt New Deal, even the Social Security Act, and was an isolationist in world affairs.
Demands for action from the Hoover administration led Congress to pass legislation in 1932 offering $300 million in loans through the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to state and local governments.
Every president and Congress since the Hoover administration has taken for granted its supposed responsibility to forcibly medicate the U.
Then the Hoover administration tried to balance the federal budget by raising taxes.