On April 5, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his infamous gold confiscation order. The executive order was one of several steps Roosevelt took toward ending the gold standard in the U.S. That had far-reaching effects that still impact our lives today.

For Further Reading

The Great Government Gold Heist of 1933

The Great Gold Robbery of 1933

Taking the Gold: FDR’s Executive Order 6102


Mike Maharrey