In 1933, group of wealthy businessmen that allegedly included the heads of Chase Bank, GM, Goodyear, Standard Oil, the DuPont family and Senator Prescott Bush tried to recruit Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler to lead a military coup against President FDR and install a fascist dictatorship in the United States. And yes, we're talking about the same Prescott Bush who fathered one US President and grandfathered another one.[1]

The Business Plot of 1933 was an attempt to overthrow the Elected government of the United States. The plot failed at an early stage because the conspirators tried to involve someone who was loyal to the United States and to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

See alsoEdit


  1. 7 Insane Conspiracies That Actually Happened

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