Herbert Hoover's political philosophy was deep-seated, and was based, in part, on his religious ideals and the tenants of the Republican Party. It helped define who he was and ultimately how he was to be remembered.
In your journal:
Make a list of 5-10 adjectives that describe Hoover's political philosophy.
Make a list of 5-10 adjectives that describe you and your political philosophy. They may be true for today, or what you aspire to in the future. Is there anything from Herbert Hoover's list that is also on yours? Explain why they appear on both.
Now, write a brief statement of your political philosophy. How much and what should government do? How much and what should the people do?