Betty Boop Forum

Betty Boop Forum
 
HomeFAQSearchRegisterMemberlistUsergroupsLog in

Share | 
 

 The Republicans

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
jukido



Male Number of posts : 284
Registration date : 2011-07-04

PostSubject: The Republicans   Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:32 pm

he Republicans for a second term. He had originally planned to make only one or two major speeches, and to leave the rest of the campaigning to proxies, but when polls showed the entire Republican ticket facing a resounding defeat at the polls, Hoover agreed to an expanded schedule of public addresses. In his nine major radio addresses Hoover primarily defended his administration and his philosophy. The apologetic approach did not allow Hoover to refute Democratic Party nominee Franklin Roosevelt's charge that he was personally responsible for the depression.[57]
In his campaigns around the country, Hoover was faced with perhaps the most hostile crowds any sitting president had ever faced. Besides having his train and motorcades pelted with eggs and rotten fruit, he was often heckled while speaking, and on several occasions, the Secret Service halted attempts to kill Hoover by disgruntled citizens, including capturing one man nearing Hoover carrying sticks of dynamite, and another already having removed several spikes from the rails in front of the President's train. He lost the election by a huge margin, winning only six out of 48 states.[58]
Hoover suffered a large defeat at the electic
dietary supplements
fulvic minerals
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
The Republicans
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» John Boehner Resigns Head Of The Republicans

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Betty Boop Forum :: About the Forum :: Rules of the Forum-
Jump to: