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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 didn’t want to “admit” fault of depression ▪ Same line up ▪ Platform ▪ Prohibition ▪ Blame Depression on world events ▪ Up to state and local gov’t 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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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course HIST 4205 taught by Professor Meyers during the Fall '06 term at Valdosta State University .
- Fall '06