DEATH TO PENNIES http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5UT04p5f7U
History of Money: Timeline http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/history-money.html Discussion What are some early types of currency? What was the most surprising about the history of money? Which countries have influenced the use of money?
US Currency The Anatomy of a Bill http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/military/anatomy-bill.html Digital Cash http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/moolah/digitalcash.html What are some security features of the bills? Is digital cash a benefit to the economy? What are the risks of digital cash?
Gold Standard v. Fiat Standard Colbert – Gold v Fiat Debate http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNIOGQveWmE&feature=related
YOUR ASSIGNMENT Research gold standard versus fiat stand and type a one page editorial arguing for one system or the other. Use facts, economic data, and historic examples to justify your position. Include a works cited page and parenthetical citation as appropriate. Due Wednesday, April 17 20 points