The Accomplishments Of US Hoover

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Hoover was a successful business man, scientist, and public scientist, and public servant before becoming president. The main accomplishments of Hoover relied on his humanitarianism, which attracted attention to him. Hoover was revered as a man of moral courage and compassion, even during and after the First World War, Hoover supervised and organized food relief efforts in the countries overseas that were left devastated by the war. Hoover also accomplished the coup of helping thousands of Americans return to the United States after the war was over.
Hoover was a multi-millionaire by the time he was in his early thirties which inspired him to get involved in public services. Hoover in 1914, put other men in charge of his mining business and gave all his time to Belgian relief during World War I. In May 1917. President Woodrow Wilson asked Hoover to come to Washington, D.C., to serve as his wartime food administrator, which, once he accepted the position, Hoover insisted on doing without any salary.
Possessing this title, Hoover had absolute power over what American farmers produced, how much they got paid, what and how much produce went to the American army at home and on foreign land, as well as to the citizens of the United States, and how much businesses could charge customers. …show more content…

To ensure the people of the United States Hoover said, "We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of any land." Hoover became the thirty-first president in 1929, he gained this position with 444 electoral votes. Hoover's election seemed to promise prosperity but within little time the stock market crashed and the United States declined rapidly into depression. Shortly after the big crash Hoover reported that while he would keep the Federal budget in place, he would cut taxes and increase public works

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