Roosevelt implemented more liberal policies by providing relief to varying groups of citizens, while conservative Hoover wanted to encourage people to return to spending and businesses to continue expanding and competing (Document C).
The Hoover Dam, however, not only stands as an exemplary engineering feat. It also represents a stunning financial accomplishment. Congress approved the project during the , resulting in thousands of jobs that helped pull the American economy from disaster. $49 million was spent on the construction project. The Hoover Dam’s location 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas on the Nevada-Arizona border had been scouted for several years. While the Hoover Dam’s location made it possible to prevent devastating floods and produce a significant amount of hydropower, it was very difficult for builders to bring the required materials and equipment so deep into the desert.
After the October 1929 Stock Market crash, the initial start of the depression, the public view regarding ... from the government, even if it was out of the government�s reach, if it was offered during his presidency.
As the economy was falling, Hoover efforts barely preserved it, fearing that the people will demand more relief aggressively, and rely heavily on their government in the future (Document D).