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1

When did Roosevelt become president?

March 1933

2

What was the first part of his time in charge called?

'The Hundred Days'
He did lots to try and solve the depression

3

What were fireside chats?

He understood the power of the radio and once a week would sit by his fire and talk to the America people on the radio

4

Why were fireside chats good?

They were very popular and made people trust what he said

5

What was the banking crisis?

That many banks went bankrupt during the depression

6

What did Roosevelt do about the banking crisis as soon as he became president?

Closed every bank for four days and introduced the emergency banking relief act

7

What was the emergency Banking relief act?

Gave the government control over banks and promised that all money would be safe

8

What did Roosevelt abolish?

Prohibition