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First New Deal: the First Hundred Days

On March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in as the thirty-second president of the United States. That evening Roosevelt called a special session of Congress to begin March 9. Congress would remain in session until June 16, one hundred days. Congress was to enact an emergency banking bill, an agricultural bill, and other proposed legislation worked out by Roosevelt's task force groups. Those one hundred days turned out to be perhaps the most amazing period in the federal government's history. Legislation poured out of Congress at a lightning-quick pace. Americans desperately needed help and hope, and their president and Congress did not disappoint. In this chapter the most important pieces of New Deal legislation are briefly described. The date each act was passed by Congress is also provided. If an act is discussed in more detail in following chapters, those chapters are...

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