President Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression


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Which of the following was NOT a remedy President Hoover used to solve the Great Depression?

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1. Identify which of the following profiles was NOT crucial to Hoover's policy of associationalism:

2. How did the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act impact the American economy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The items in this quiz and worksheet focus on testing your knowledge of President Hoover's attempts to find solutions for the Great Depression and protests during this time period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The items in these assessments test what you know about:

  • Hoover's attempts to resolve the Great Depression
  • What homes made of cardboard and scrap metal were called
  • The group that led the largest protest against Congress and Hoover

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson on President Hoover and the Great Depression
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the name for houses made of scrap metal and cardboard and the organization who led the largest protest against Congress and Hoover's administration
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding President Hoover's attempts to resolve the Great Depression

Additional Learning

Get more information on this historical period through the lesson entitled President Hoover and the Great Depression. In this lesson, you can learn about these objectives:

  • Identify the many ways Americans opposed Hoover
  • Understand why Hoover failed to end the Great Depression
  • Review Hoover's attempts to resolve the Great Depression