Courtesy of Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret, Liffring Zug, Joan and John Zug, Herbert Hoover and West Branch, Mid-America Publishing Corp., 1974
This book covers the history of Herbert Hoover, from his birth in West Branch, Iowa until his death in 1964. The excerpted sections featured above focus on Hoover's influence on the U.S. economy and his vision for the nation.
Transcription of the "Herbert Hoover and West Branch" Book
- According to the text, how were Herbert Hoover's actions as president contrary to his political ideals that he campaigned on before his election?
- How were most of Hoover's ideas and potential policies met by opposing political figures? How did this hinder his efforts to lead the nation out of the Great Depression?
- How does this document portray Herbert Hoover's legacy as president of the United States? Cite textual evidence to support your claim.
Liffring Zug, Joan and John Zug, Herbert Hoover and West Branch, Mid-America Publishing Corp., 1974. Courtesy of Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret