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  Herbert Hoover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hoover was asked to undertake an unprecedented relief effort for the tiny kingdom dependent on imports for 80 percent of its food.
Hoover was badly defeated in the 1932 presidential election.
The Lou Henry and Herbert Hoover House, built in 1919 in Palo Alto, is now the official residence of the President of Stanford University, and a National Historic Landmark.
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 HERBERT CLARK HOOVER: A Biographical Sketch
Hoover could not convince the allied powers that food should be provided for Germany, even with the sound argument that stunted bodies and deformed minds in the next generation would be a poor foundation on which to rebuild civilization.
Hoover and Smith were in accord on many issues of the 1928 campaign: reforms in child welfare, business practice, and the prison system; the better organization of Federal Government, and the development of water resources and oil conservation.
Hoover didn't think that the Constitution was the proper place for the law, but once it was there it was the duty of the president to enforce the Constitution.
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Herbert Clark Hoover ( August 10, 1874 - October 20, 1964) was the 31st ( 1929 - 1933) President of the United States.
Hoover was born into a Quaker family in an Iowa village, but after his parents' deaths lived in Newberg, Oregon.
Since 1930, the Hoover administration had seldom let a month go by without public announcements that the worst of the economic downturn was over (although the first was on December 3, 1929).
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 MSN Encarta - Herbert Hoover
Hoover was a highly successful mining engineer and a relief administrator in war-ravaged countries.
In fact Hoover was the first president to use the federal government to fight the effects of a depression, even though he was not successful, which helped prepare the country for the government intervention of the New Deal policies of President Franklin Roosevelt when he succeeded Hoover in 1933.
Herbert Clark Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa, on August 10, 1874.
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 USA-Presidents.Info - Herbert Hoover
Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 - October 20, 1964) was the 31st ( 1929 - 1933) President of the United States.
Hoover's Secretary of the Treasury was Andrew Mellon.
Hoover used military force to remove the campers from the capitol and was criticised as this was a possible violation of the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
Herbert Clark Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa, on Aug. 10, 1874.
Although the bill was not what he wanted, Hoover signed it on June 17, 1930, justifying his act on the ground that the flexible provision, permitting him to change rates within a compass of 50% on the advice of the tariff commission, would enable him to remedy injustices in the law.
Hoover believed that aid to the hungry and the deserving unemployed should come from local governments in the states and counties, not from the federal government.
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 German American Corner: HOOVER, Herbert Clark (1874-1964)
Hoover saw the Department of Commerce as an important support for the expansion of American business overseas, and in the area of foreign commerce the department expanded its operations tremendously at the expense, some felt, of the State Department's traditional role.
Unfair though it was, in light of Hoover's previous record, this stereotype haunted him, and his party, for the rest of his life, even though his opponents, when they came to power in 1933, wrestled with the same intractable problems until wartime production and employment came to their rescue.
Hoover believed that the causes of the Great Depression were international and that the remedy for it must be sought in the same fashion.
www.germanheritage.com /biographies/atol/hoover.html   (1027 words)

 Presidents of the United States
Herbert Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa.
Hoover undertook the regulation of the nations airwaves, and established the Aeronautics Board to encourage the development of commercial aviation.
Hoover, who had been a great American success story until his Presidency, was elected on his promise of continued prosperity for America.
www.multied.com /Bio/presidents/hoover.html   (517 words)

 The Life of Herbert Hoover
Hoover was a kind and generous man and in this time, when the Republicans are being charged with wanting to starve children and kill old people, they would be wise to resurrect the memory of one of its most compassionate and able leaders, Herbert Hoover.
Herbert Clark Hoover was born on August 10, 1874, in the Cedar County, Iowa, to Jesse and Hulda Hoover.
Herbert Hoover could not bite his lip and say to people "I feel your pain," like certain other politicians, and he was politically murdered for it.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
Herbert Hoover was one of the most talented and effective public servants of the 1900s.
Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa, in 1874.
Hoover served through the Harding and Coolidge administrations, and his skill as a planner and administrator made the Department of Commerce an important and effective agency.
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 American President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hoover came into the presidency as one of the foremost proponents of public-private cooperation -- what was termed “volunterism” -- to maintain a high-growth economy.
Hoover did not reject government regulation out of hand, however; in fact, he supported regulating industries such as radio broadcasting and aviation that he believed served the public good.
Hoover ran for reelection in 1932, anxious to prove that his policies could still ameliorate the economic crisis.
www.americanpresident.org /history/herberthoover   (1117 words)

 31st President, Herbert Clark Hoover
Hoover was an orphan by the time he was eight years old.
Hoover was elected with an overwhelming majority and went into the White House with great hopes and aspirations.
Herbert Hoover died in New York City, October 20, 1964, and was buried near his birthplace in West Branch, Iowa.
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 Hoover, Herbert Clark -
Hoover's father died when he was six and his mother when he was nine.
Hoover was sent from Iowa to live with an uncle in Oregon when he was 11.
He was president from 1929 to 1933, but was unpopular because he seemed to have no understanding of the Depression or the effect it was having on ordinary people, and his personal lavish lifestyle continued unabated while the common people went hungry.
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 picture of president herbert hoover
The Hoover Library and Museum preserves the Presidential records of Herbert Hoover...
Herbert Hoover Leaving the U.S. Capitol President Herbert Hoover is...
Biography of Herbert Hoover, the thirty-first President of the United States (1929-1933).
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 Hoover, Herbert Clark
In the first year of his administration Hoover established the Federal Farm Board, pressed for tariff revision (which resulted in the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act), and appointed the National Commission on Law Observance and Law Enforcement, with George W. Wickersham as chairman, to study the problem of enforcing prohibition.
Hoover, believing in the basic soundness of the economy, felt that it would regenerate spontaneously and was reluctant to extend federal activities.
Hoover ran for reelection in 1932 but was overwhelmingly defeated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
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 EasyFunSchool - Herbert Clark Hoover: A Presidential Unit - Article Archives - free unit studies recipes crafts home ...
Herbert Clark Hoover, orphan by the age of 8, grew up to be the 31st president of the United States of America.
Hoover was a mining engineer and quickly used his success career to become a millionaire.
Hoover was the first President to have a telephone right at his desk.
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 HOOVER, Herbert Clark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When President Calvin Coolidge decided not to run again in 1928, Herbert Hoover received his party's presidential nomination, though his independent views alienated many Republican bosses.
Once in office, Hoover's hopes for a "New Day" geared to America's scientific potential were soon overwhelmed, when the stock-market crash in October 1929 propelled the country into the worst depression in its history.
Image: portrait of Herbert Hoover (created in 1928[?]), Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. This page was last updated: 24 Nov 2004 10:11:46.
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Son of a Quaker flsmith, Herbert Clark Hoover brought to the Presidency an unparalleled reputation for public service as an engineer, administrator, and humanitarian.
Biographies of the Presidents Herbert Clark Hoover Born: 8/10/1874 Birthplace: West Branch, Iowa Herbert Clark Hoover was born at West Branch, Iowa, on Aug. 10, 1874, the first president to be born west of...
Herbert Clark Hoover (1929-1933) 31st President of the United States Vice President : Charles Curtis Born : August 10, 1874, West Branch, Iowa Nickname : None Education : Stanford University (graduated 1895)...
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 US Constitution - Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st President of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As part of a survey conducted by the School of Engineering and Applied Science of Columbia University in 1964, Herbert Hoover and Thomas Edison were named the two greatest engineers in U.S. History.
Hoover was the first president to donate his salary to charity.
One of the most honored presidents, Hoover received 84 honorary degrees, 78 medals and awards, and the keys to dozens of cities.
www.usconstitution.com /HerbertHoover.htm   (146 words)

 Herbert Hoover: Iowa Farm Boy and Humanitarian
A lthough some people remember Herbert Hoover as the man who was President during the early years of the Great Depression, others may know him as a complex public servant, the "Great Humanitarian" whose career spanned a remarkable seven decades.
A graduate of Stanford University, Hoover became a successful mining engineer before organizing relief programs for the starving victims of World War I. As Secretary of Commerce under Presidents Harding and Coolidge, he helped to create safer highways and aircraft, better health care for children, and the standardization of commercial products.
This lesson is based on the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, one of the thousands of properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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 Herbert Hoover on the World Wide Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Herbert Hoover at the Republican Convention, 1928 (Corbis)
President Hoover addresses joint session of Congress at ceremony commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington (Library of Congress)
Herbert Hoover's press release of The President's Economic Mission to Germany and Austria, Report no. 3, March 24, 1947, ("The Marshall Plan" from Project Whistlestop)
www.cs.umb.edu /~rwhealan/jfk/hoover_links.html   (249 words)

 Internet Public Library: POTUS
Herbert Hoover -- from The Presidents of the United States of America
Herbert C. Hoover -- from The American Presidency
An eight part biography taken from exhibit captions in the Hoover Museum.
www.ipl.org /div/potus/hchoover.html   (236 words)

 Herbert Clark Hoover
His political affiliations were still too indeterminate for him to be mentioned as a possibility for either the Republican or Democratic nomination in 1920, but after the election he served Harding and Coolidge as secretary of commerce.
In the election of 1928, Hoover overwhelmed Gov. Alfred E. Smith of New York, the Democratic candidate and the first Roman Catholic to run for the presidency.
In 1946, President Truman charged him with various world food missions; and from 1947 to 1949 and 1953 to 1955, he was head of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government.
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