The Great Humanitarian
Herbert Hoover's Food Relief Efforts
Belgium & France - Finland - Germany & Austria - Poland - Russia - Baltic States - Eastern Europe - Other Countries

Test your knowledge

Herbert Hoover received a large statue of Isis from the Russian government for his help.

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Food relief for all of Europe totaled about 3 billion dollars in WWI.

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Germany and France were allies during WWI.

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The Neutral countries during WWI were Holland, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, and Switzerland.

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The ARA stands for the American Relief Association.

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Romania was not helped during WWI or WWII.

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Herbert Hoover visited Poland four times to organize food and medical relief.

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Britain and Belgium were not allies.

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Hoover led the Commission for Polish Relief.

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In Finland, the word "hoover" was used to mean "to help."

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The United States Congress refused to appropriate any money for aid to Soviet Russia during the famine of 1921.

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Created by: Ross Byerly, Kim Nelson, Desiree Clark, Meredith Tinney, Keziah Low
Special thanks to Craig Wright, Maureen Harding, and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum
Site launched: November 20, 2006