Compare And Contrast Hoover And Fdr's Response To The Great Depression By The Government

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The Great Depression was a period in the early 1900 's when the American economy was in an abominable state. It was one of the worst depressions to have ever hit the U.S., hence the name the Great Depression. Part of the problem was that America had never faced an economic challenge of this magnitude before,which in turn made it a more strenuous task for the people and the government to figure a way to dig themselves out. The Government responded to the depression in two main ways, Hoover’s and FDR’s. The Government had two main responses to the Great Depression. This was due to the fact that there were two presidents with opposing views whom each served during the depression. At the beginning of the depression the President of the U.S. was

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