Act was used by Teddy Roosevelt and other presidents to side with workers and consumers against monopolies; Congress initially had this power, but Roosevelt used his bully pulpit to force congressional action.
Emergency Banking Relief Act
March 9, 1933
Implementation of First New Deal Program which changes way the federal government is involved in citizens' lives
FDR's First Fireside Chat
March 12, 1933
FDR commands the airwaves to calm a nervous population