Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover was an accomplished politican who became President and managed to be in charge as the Great Depression began.

White House Biography
From the official White House site

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Herbert Hoover
Biography from the Internet Public Library

The Ordeal of Herbert Hoover
From the National Archives

The Election of 1928
Hoover extends the Republican trend.

The Roaring Twenties
They come to an end (in more ways than one) during Hoover's term.

The Stock Market Crash of 1929
Pivotal event in the chain reaction of events that led to the Great Depression

The Bonus Army
Veterans who marched on Washington to demand money owed to them

America's Great Depression
Facts, figures, photos, and more

Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Large set of tariffs on a wide range of goods

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