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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Prompt Action Respecting Finances, Etc.--Message from the President of the United States

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.01 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 10 March 1933 Pagination: 3 p. ; 23.3 x 14.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Prompt Action Respecting Finances, Etc.--Message from the President of the United States," dated March 10, 1933. Speech details the improval of the U.S. banking system and lists components of the deficit between 1931 to 1934.

Background Information: Emergency Banking System Act was passed in March 1933 to stabilize the banking system.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: EconomicsGreat DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresident

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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