election of 1932 Essay

641 Words Nov 11th, 2013 3 Pages
Harleigh Little
Ms. Armstrong
US History
17 November 2013
Election of 1932 and 2008 The elections of 1932 and 2008 have many similarities regarding the economic state of America. Before the election of 1932, Hoover was president and everyone blamed him for the Great Depression. This will cause him to lose the election of 1932. Hoover tried to help but it was too late. FDR will win the election and change the economy around. This effects the decision of the election of 2008. Hoover, whom is known as “Lame Duck,” to the people didn’t help the people enough like he could have. Hoover helped establish the Federal Farm Board, which offered loans and financed creation of farmers’ cooperations. The plan failed, and the farmers
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He was far way better than Hoover. As a result, FDR won the election of 1932 carrying 42 of the 48 states. FDR became so popular and won America’s heart that he won the re-election against Alfred Landon in the election of 1936. The Americans loved FDR because he actually helped the people and made a drastic change in their lives. The number one issue in the election of 2008 was the economy just like in the 20s. America blamed Bush for the economy being so bad. Bush was also a republican just like Hoover. The candidates of the election of 2008 were McCain whom was republican and Obama whom was democrat. They didn’t want a republican as president, this would be a pattern because Hoover was republican and he made the economy worse so instead they voted for FDR whom represented the democrats and he changed the economy greatly so therefore the Americans voted for democrat again since the economy was so bad and thought a democrat could change the economy again. As a result, Obama won the election of 2008. In conclusion, the elections of 1932 and 2008 have many similarities regarding the economy. Before the election of 1932, Hoover was president and everyone blamed him for the Great Depression. This caused him to lose the election of 1932 to FDR. Hoover’s efforts in trying to help didn’t compare to the efforts of FDR. FDR won the election and changed the economy around. This effected the decision of the election of 2008 because FDR was
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