First hundred days

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The first hundred days is a sample of the first 100 days of a first term presidency of a president of the United States. It is used to measure the successes and accomplishments of a president during the time that their power and influence is at its greatest.[1] The term was coined in a July 24, 1933, radio address by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, although he was referring to the 100 day session of the 73rd United States Congress between March 9 and June 17, rather than the first 100 days of his administration.[1] [2]

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  1. ^ a b KENNETH T. WALSH (12 February 2009). "The First 100 Days: Franklin Roosevelt Pioneered the 100-Day Concept". U.S.News & World Report LP. Retrieved 4 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Alter, The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days And the Triumph of Hope (Simon and Schuster, 2007) p273