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On This Date in Legal History

On August 14, 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the Social Security Act.  Read the law at http://1.usa.gov/1HLn9Z3. To learn more watch the Social Security Administration’s video that delves into the history and benefits of the program at http://1.usa.gov/1JX7SKO.

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Executive Order 9066

West coast residents became very suspicious of Japanese Americans after Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. They were concerned that Japanese Americans would assist Japan in further attacking the U.S. The hysteria eventually caused President Franklin Delano Roosevelt … Continue reading

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The 21st Amendment

On this date in 1933 the 21st Amendment (which repealed the 18th Amendment) was ratified by the states.  Prohibition ended. Learn more by watching this informative video at http://goo.gl/sjCWXC.  Also, take a look at President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Proclamation No. … Continue reading

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The 22nd Amendment

On this day in 1944 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to a fourth term of office.  That couldn’t happen today.  In 1951 the 22nd Amendment was passed.  That Amendment provides no person can be elected President more than twice.

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