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  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933
    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    A President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933

    The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt began on March 4, 1933.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933
    Great Depression

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated as President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 4, 1933

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated as President.




  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 20, 1933
    Great Depression

    Economy Act of 1933

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 20, 1933

    The controversial Economy Act of 1933 is signed into law, slashing $243 million in government salaries and pensions, and veterans' benefits. Despite the economic crisis, super majorities of American economists, policymakers, and the general public believed that the federal government needed to balance the budget and avoid deficit spending, to avoid putting further strain on the bond market which would negatively affect government borrowing costs, banks, corporations, and foreign investors. From 1929 to 1933, the total debt owed by the U.S. government rose from $16.9 billion to over $23 billion.




  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 31, 1933
    Great Depression

    Civilian Conservation Corps is created

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 31, 1933

    The Civilian Conservation Corps, a public works relief program, is created. It would last until 1942 and is an icon of the New Deal programs.




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