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Herbert Hoover


The Hoover Institution, an influential conservative think tank, was founded by Herbert Hoover.
  31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
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  • The Hoover Institution, an influential conservative think tank, was founded by Herbert Hoover.
  • The mouth organ man said, "Naw, son, what you’re looking for is Hooverville, with a v, like in President Herbert Hoover."
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • They think it’s very comical if he digs out a can opener or a picture of Herbert Hoover.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • All the class pictures are in there, from the seventh grade through twelfth, with individual head shots of seniors, their names followed by the names of the high schools they would have graduated from on the outside: Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Herbert Hoover, Sacred Heart.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar

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  • George Norris was a Republican, a Midwesterner, a Protestant and a "dry," and Herbert Hoover was all of those things.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • It identified the man in the picture as Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Hoiles was politically conservative, a champion of competition and free enterprise; his editorials had attacked Herbert Hoover for being too left-wing.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • I studied the picture carefully and was impressed by the gentleness of Herbert Hoover’s expression.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • And she told me what was wrong about Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • People were starving because of Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up

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  • My mother was out of work because of Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • I too wanted to save America from Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Men were killing themselves because of Herbert Hoover, and their fatherless children were being packed away into orphanages—Aunt Pat’s dread of orphanages made this the worst offense of all to her—because of Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Men were killing themselves because of Herbert Hoover, and their fatherless children were being packed away into orphanages—Aunt Pat’s dread of orphanages made this the worst offense of all to her—because of Herbert Hoover.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • About the rotten deal Herbert Hoover had given the boys who fought in France.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • He regarded the 1932 defeat of Herbert Hoover as a disaster for the Republic and looked forward happily to the 1936 elections, when, the Literary Digest’s famous poll assured him, Roosevelt would be easily beaten.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • With an oath he rejected the suggestion that he accept a position as Herbert Hoover’s running mate, and he attackedthe Republican Convention’s platform and the methods by which it had selected its nominees.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • He was "traveling in very distinguished company" by supporting the candidate of the opposing party, he told his audience, for Herbert Hoover himself had acted similarly ten years earlier.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • As meekly as possible, I asked her, "What’s wrong about Herbert Hoover?
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Herbert Hoover [6] , Abraham Lincoln [3] , Harry S. Truman [3] , William Howard Taft [4] , Andrew Johnson [5] , Theodore Roosevelt [5] , Calvin Coolidge [6] , Woodrow Wilson [6] , Warren G. Harding [7] , William McKinley [9]
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