The Election of 1932 and the Administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Election of 1932 and the Administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt

by Arthur Meier Schlesinger
     
 
The country found itself mired in depression as campaigning began for the 1932 presidential election. The incumbent president. Republican Herbert Hoover, had taken several measures to try to end the depression; although these did little to stimulate the national economy, Republicans proclaimed the worst over during the campaign. The Democratic Party united behind

Overview

The country found itself mired in depression as campaigning began for the 1932 presidential election. The incumbent president. Republican Herbert Hoover, had taken several measures to try to end the depression; although these did little to stimulate the national economy, Republicans proclaimed the worst over during the campaign. The Democratic Party united behind Franklin D. Roosevelt, former governor of New York, who offered a "New Deal" to the American people. In The Election of 1932 and the Administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, historian Frank Freidel examines a campaign that prefaeed "one of the most fruitful eras of reform and modernization in American history."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590843598
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Major Presidential Elections and Administrations Series
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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