Logo: 100 Years, Federal Reserve System
 

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1941: WWII and its Aftermath

The WWII and its Aftermath period is 1941 through 1951.
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1942: Fed's Role During WWII

The Federal Reserve played important roles during World War II.
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1944: Bretton Woods Creation

The Bretton Woods System was established in 1944
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1946: Employment Act of 1946

At the conclusion of World War II, with hundreds of thousands of American soldiers returning home, a large share of the workforce concerned about finding jobs as the economy transitioned
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1951: WWII to the Treasury-Fed Accord

Just as it had in WWI, in WWII, the Fed pegged interest rates at a low level in order to facilitate the financing of government debt.
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