The name Dollar came from Thaler in Germany ( from German thal, or nowadays usually Tal, "valley", cognate with "dale" in English ) this word was misrepresent ed as daler, dalar, daaler, talero and so on.
Besides serving two terms as president, Jefferson served as vice-president, secretary of state, minister to France, congressman, governor of Virginia; he also founded the University of Virginia and served as president of the American Philosophical Society.
For all that, Jefferson is best remembered as a champion of human rights and the lead draftsman of the Declaration of Independence.
On the five dollar bill was painted the 16th P resident of the United States Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was president of the United States from 1861 until his shocking assassination in 1865
He was born in a log cabin and grew up on the American frontier, educated himself by reading borrowed books, and worked splitting fence rails and clerking in a general store, and then as a country lawyer, long before he became president.
As president he is best remembered for leading the Union through the Civil War and freeing Confederate slaves with the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation; for delivering the Gettysburg Address, the most famous oration in American history, on 19 November 1863; and for his tragic assassination by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater in Washington
On the ten dollar bill was painted the first Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton
His achievements are too varied to sum up easily; they include signing the Declaration of Independence, publishing the famous Poor Richard's Almanack , serving as postmaster of Philadelphia, founding the first American fire insurance company, Franklin wrote many pamphlets promoting union among the colonies
He helped negotiate and write the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, and in 1787 he signed the new U.S. Constitution.
During all these years he never lost his interest in science, and in particular spent years studying electricity.
On the 500 dollar bill was painted the 25th P resident of the United States
Chase had for many years been a leading citizen of Cincinnati and a lawyer well-known for defending escaped slaves. (Angry Southerners called him "The Attorney General of Fugitive Slaves.")
He was a deeply religious man. According to the Ohio History Central site, "During Chase's years as secretary of the treasury, the United States began to print "In God We Trust" on all currency"...
On the 100000 dollar bill was painted the 28th P resident of the United States Woodrow Wilson