The president during the Great Depression and World War 2 was Franklin Roosevelt.
The "Great Depression" got its name from President Hoover who said that it was not a time to panic but it was a depression.
Some were called "Hoovervilles" to indicate that President Hoover was the cause of the Great Depression.
During hard times, most people blame whoever's in charge. Hoover was president during the great depression, so people named their slums after him.
Hoovervilles were "houses" made out of newspapers and other things during the Great Depression. They got their name from the previous president Hoover who promised that the Great Depression wouldn't last and that things would improve... nothing did and the Great Depression did last and didn't improve, instead it worsened.
The Bonus Army.
A Hooverville was the popular name for shanty towns built by homeless people during the Great Depression. They were named after the President of the United States at the time, Herbert Hoover, because he allegedly let the nation slide into depression. So "hoovervillers" would be people who lived in Hoovervilles...
Homerville's were names for shanty towns that were built by homeless people during the Great Depression. They were named after former President Herbert Hoover.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
It was called the New Deal.
People who lost their homes blamed their adverse conditions on President Hoover, who was in office when the Great Depression began.
During the depression, shanty towns were sometimes called tent cities and sometimes Hoovervilles for President Herbert Hoover who was blamed for the depression.
the dust bowl
was the popular name for shanty towns built by homeless people during the Great Depression.
The New Deal program was the name of the policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression. Some programs that the New Deal introduced were social security and the WPA.
The New Deal was FDR's Depression-era economic recovery plan.
A Hooverville was the popular name for shanty towns built by homeless people during the Great Depression.
Hoover hog was the name people who blamed President Hoover for the Depression gave to armadillos, and to a lesser extent, rabbits and jackrabbits. They were a source of food to people in certain areas of the country because they could be hunted.