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 History of Money
 Introduction

Trading

Birth of Money

The First Coins

U.S. Money Trail

Mint Act

“Greenbacks”

Now What?

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Birth of Money

Corn!If I went to the shoemaker with my corn and he already had enough corn, then I was out of luck. I couldn’t get a pair of shoes.


Nice warm boots for the winter!To solve this problem, the next logical thing to do was to develop a type of system that anyone could use, all of the time. This invention, so to speak, was our current system of money.


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