American Presidents: Life Portrait Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity
Meet the 30th president!
What crashed during the Hoover Administration? ________ __________ ______________
In the picture we see President Hoover presenting the Gold Medal of the
National Geographic Society to aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in honor
of her 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. How do you think the
depression impacted the field of scientific discovery in terms of funding for research and development? If you were president during this time, what adjustments would you make in the federal budget?
Explain your answer.