American Presidents

American Presidents: Life Portrait Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity

Herbert Hoover

Meet the 30th president!
What crashed during the Hoover Administration? ________ __________ ______________

Look closer!
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.

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