A Hoover flag referred to an empty pocket being turned inside out so that it was visible. It represented the desperate economic conditions that were prevalent during President Herbert Hoover's administration. More »

Some of Hoover's economic policies during the Great Depression were the Smoot-Hawley Tariff, tax reduction and great public works projects. Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. Hoover's name became... More »

Herbert Hoover is seen by many critics as a bad president due to his lack of effort to end the Great Depression. Many detractors claim that Hoover actually made the Great Depression even worse than it was. At the time, m... More »

President Herbert Hoover approached the problem of the Great Depression by promoting his vision of private sector and government cooperation; urging businesses, banks, and government to act in the best interest of the co... More »

Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States, had a conservative philosophy of government. He felt that the government should play a limited role and give a great deal of freedom to individualism and capitalis... More »

According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the “official” number of fatalities in building the Hoover Dam is 96. Most were men who suffered “industrial fatalities,” such as drowning, falls from canyon walls and truck a... More »

When a group of World War I veterans called the Bonus Army protested at federal buildings in Washington, D.C. on July 28, 1932, President Hoover ordered them to be driven away, which resulted in violence. The United Stat... More »