FDR Banned Gold 88 Years Ago: Will A Bitcoin Ban Be Next? – OpEd

Eurasia Review


By Tho Bishop*

Today is the eighty-eighth anniversary of Executive Order 6102, signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, "forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States." The order was one of the several disastrous responses to the Great Depression that...

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