The Federal Reserve Act of 1913.
Megan, John Joseph
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The background to the Federal Reserve Act lies greatly in early American banking experience, in the First and Second Banks of the United States, free banking, and the Independent Treasury System. The growing need for a general banking measure was met by the National Banking Act in 1863, prompted by the fiscal needs of the Civil War. [TRUNCATED]
Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University