Herbert Hoover and Hoovervilles
- Herbert Hoover and Hoovervilles
- Free enterprise- defines what he was all about.
- “Survival of the fittest” in terms of businesses
- Good businesses to thrive, weak businesses to break off.
- Introduces socialist measures- help out the people
- People unhappy “hoovervilles”
- Replaced by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 election
Summary: During the Great Depression the president was Herbert Hoover (who made decisions which upset the majority of Americans). Citizens were forced to be homeless from the depression so they made makeshift towns to live in which were known as Hoovervilles.