Profile: Herbert Hoover Quiz Stats

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Political partyRepublican
86.4%
Engineering wonder named in his honor in 1947Hoover Dam
78.3%
Economic downturn that plagued in his termGreat Depression
78.1%
Opponent in his second presidential runFranklin Roosevelt
77.9%
Year of first presidential run1928
75.2%
Year of second presidential run1932
74.7%
Shanty towns named for himHoovervilles
74.1%
Hoover's presidential predecessorCalvin Coolidge
73.8%
Number of Hoover's presidency31st
69.1%
Economic event of October 29, 1929Black Tuesday
69.1%
ReligionQuaker
60%
Year of birth1874
59.3%
Number of states Hoover carried40
56.8%
Number of states Hoover carried6
56.6%
Body of water where it is locatedColorado River
56.4%
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President who appointed him to the cabinetWarren G. Harding
55%
Year of death1964
53.3%
State of birthIowa
45.9%
Alma materStanford University
32.2%
Non-English language the Hoovers spokeMandarin
29.8%
Cabinet department he headedCommerce
29.5%
Opponent in his first presidential runAl Smith
28.9%
SpouseLou Henry
28.7%
College majorMining Engineering
28.2%
Name of either Hoover sonAllan and Herbert, Jr.
27.9%
NYC hotel where he lived until his deathWaldorf Astoria
23.9%
Ill-fated tariff he signed into law in 1930Smoot-Hawley Tariff
21.6%
Middle nameClark
20%
WWI veterans who marched on DC in 1932Bonus Army
20%
Vice PresidentCharles Curtis
13.1%

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