- How would you characterize Herbert Hoover’s philosophy on the relationship between business and government? Support your answer using the document.
- Predict the impact of this relationship on Hoover’s response to the depression using evidence from his address.
- Based on this first speech as president, predict how Hoover will respond to the Great Depression when it begins later on in 1929. Refer to specific passages from the text in your prediction.
Hoover, Herbert, 4 March 1929. Courtesy of Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum