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Unformatted text preview: HIST 4205 Lecture 9/22/06 Election of 1932 Roosevelt (D) 472 22,821,- Hoover ( R) 59 15,761,- Warm Springs Hoover and GOP get blame for Depression Democrats can smell victory and went into election of 32 with confidence Election of 1932 GOP goes with no one else but Hoover They didnt want to admit fault of depression Same line up Platform Prohibition Blame Depression on world events Up to state and local govt to provide relief In favor of protective tariff (have to, just jacked it up in 30) Appeal to all GOP to remain loyal to party Dems Convention in Chicago Everybody wants to run b/c they know they are going to win Nominees: Al Smith, FDR (Gov. of NY), John Nance Garner (TX) (speaker of house) FDR has a majority, not 2/3, of delegates going into convention 1 st vote FDR leads, 2 nd vote FDR, 3 rd vote FDR, 4 th ballot Garner dropped out Some stories that FDR and Garner people talk FDR nominated on 4...
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- Fall '06