Glossary of Terms
- American Relief Administration
- An organization funded by the United States that helped to feed many countries during World War I and II. In total, the ARA delivered over four million tons of supplies to twenty-three countries.
- United States Food Administration
- Set up under the Food Control Act of 1917, and headed by Herbert Hoover, this organization spearheaded a campaign for the rationing of food in the United States.
- Commission for Relief in Belgium
- An organization to coordinate relief for Belgium, created in 1914 by Herbert Hoover.
- Herbert Hoover: Master of Emergencies
- Reportedly the first campaign film in the United States promoting Herbert Hoover's election in 1928.
- Russian Revolution
- The Russian Revolution of 1917, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution, overthrew the czar and installed a Communist government led by Vladimir Lenin.
- Central Powers
- The Central Powers of World War I included Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.
- Allies (WWI)
- The Allies in World War I consisted mainly of France, Russia, Great Britain, and eventually Italy and the United States.
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