Why Is Herbert Hoover A Bad President

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Herbert Hoover’s Presidency Herbert Hoover, the thirty-first president of the United States was very disappointing according to many people. Hoover had a significant impact on World War 1. For example, during World War 1, he organized a peace army that saved 350 million lives from starvation and disease. This is one of the many reasons why people chose Hoover to become the president. Herbert Hoover had a disappointing presidency because he did not overcome the Great Depression and the Stock Market Crash during his presidency. Growing up, Hoover lived in West Branch, Iowa. He had to live with his aunt and uncle because his parents past away when he was nine. Later on in his life, president Warren Harding appointed Herbert Hoover as Secretary …show more content…

This is because many people lost family members, money, and homes. A lot of people died from starvation and disease. Many banks failed, causing people who had money in that bank to lose it. Many people were left homeless and even died. Finally, Herbert Hoover made the Hoover Dam in 1931, to control flooding and generate electricity in the area. The Stock market Crash was one of the causes of the Great Depression. One cause of the Stock Market Crash was the stock exchange. This led thousands of Americans to invest in stocks and lose money.Many Americans borrowed money from the bank to buy stocks. Most of the time, people who lost money were unable to pay the banks back their debt; which caused banks to fail. When banks failed, people that had money in their account, in the bank would lose their money even if they did not owe any debt to the bank. This caused families to go homeless and even …show more content…

The company's stock would go down more and more because the company would lose money. Therefore, people would lose money and they would lose their homes and jobs. Also, bank failures happened and innocent people would lose money if they put their money in that bank. A lot of people became homeless because of this scenario. The Stock Market Crash had a significant impact on how Herbert Hoover’s presidency played out. Even though Herbert Hoover had a tough time as president, there are still things that he should be proud of. He won the Nobel Peace Prize five times. Hoover was the thirty-first president of the United States from 1929-1933. He volunteered very often throughout his life. He wrote a total of sixty-four books . Herbert Hoover received eighty-seven degrees throughout his life. Finally, there were fifty-three schools named after

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