November 8, 1932—FDR defeats incumbent president Herbert Hoover to win the 1932 presidential election
HUNDRED DAYS (March 9th to June 16th, 1933)
March 4th—FDR is inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States
March 5th—FDR declares a “bank holiday” that forces the closure of all banks for four days.
March 9th—FDR calls Congress into session, the First Hundred Days begins and the Emergency Bank Act of 1933 passed
March 10-13th—Banks begin to reopen
March 12th—FDR’s first “fireside chat” is broadcast to the country
March 31st—Reforestation Act is enacted creating the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
April 19th—FDR takes US off gold standard
May 12th—Federal Emergency Relief Act passed and Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) passed
May 18th—Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) created
May 27th—Federal Securities Act passed
June 6th—National Employment Systems Act passed
June 13th—Homeowners Refinancing Act passed
June 16th—National Instustrial Recovery Act (NIRA) enacted, establishing the National Recovery Association (NRA) and the Public Works Administration (PWA) and the Banking Act of 1933 (Second Glass-Steagall Act) is passed
June 16th—End of Hundred Days