This Week in Roosevelt History: March 22-31

March 22, 1933: FDR delivers a message to Congress on unemployment relief and the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps.


Did you know…..

  • On March 22, 1933 FDR signed the beer-wine revenue act. This act amended the Volstead Act of 1919, and legalized the sale of wine and beer that contained no more than 3.2 percent of alcohol.
  • On March 25, 1942 FDR awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to General MacArthur.