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  • 1. Dollars & presidents Marenici Elena
  • 2. The United States dollar
    • The U.S. dollar is normally abbreviated as the dollar si gn , $, or as USD
    • In 1786 the American congress has passed the law on introduction of the own Monetary unit – dollar.
  • 3. From Thalers to Dollars
    • 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.
  • 4.
    • In the beginning the dollar was silver, then appeared paper denominations .
    • All had identical colour and the size, with watermarks and portraits of fathers-Founders of the United States
  • 5.
    • For the first time the dollar became green at the president the Lincoln.
    • Then, in 1865,there was a first secret service which was engaged in revealing Counterfeiters.
  • 6. On the one dollar bill, the first U.S. President George Washington was painted by Gilbert Stuart.
  • 7.
    • George Washington is called "the father of his country" for his crucial role in fighting for, creating and leading the United States of America in its earliest days
    • It's interesting to know that generally the life of a $1 bill is 22 months.
    • Also, 45% of all currency produced is the one dollar.
  • 8. On the two dollar bill was painted the third P resident of the United States Thomas Jefferson
  • 9.
    • 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.
  • 10. On the five dollar bill was painted the 16th P resident of the United States Abraham Lincoln
  • 11.
    • 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
  • 12. On the ten dollar bill was painted the first Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton
  • 13.
    • Alexander Hamilton played a key role in the early formation of the American government.
    • A man of great intelligence and ambition, he served on Washington's Revolutionary War staff from 1777-1781.
    • After the war Hamilton co-wrote (with John Jay and James Madison ) the famous 'Federalist' essays
  • 14. On the 20 dollar bill was painted the 17th P resident of the United States
  • 15.
    • A veteran of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812
    • Andrew Jackson was popularly known as "Old Hickory" for his ruggedness.
    • He gained national fame when he ran the British out of New Orleans in 1815
    • He was a staunch champion of states' rights against federalism, and his administration was marked by expansion in Texas, wars with the Indians and his rejection of the Bank of the United States.
  • 16. On the 50 dollar bill was painted the 18th P resident of the United States Hiram Ulysses Grant
  • 17.
    • Hiram Ulysses Grant is t he great Union military hero of the Civil War .
    • H e soared to fame during the Civil War, when he earned the nickname "Unconditional Surrender Grant" for his relentless tactics and leadership.
  • 18. On the 100 dollar bill was painted Benjamin Franklin On the 50 dollar bill was painted the 18th P resident of the United States
    • Benjamin Franklin was a hero of Colonial America and a man of amazing talents
  • 19.
    • 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.
  • 20. On the 500 dollar bill was painted the 25th P resident of the United States
  • 21.
    • McKinley called for war against Spain in 1898, partly over the sinking of the battleship Maine .
    • The war was over in four months, with the U.S. gaining control of Guam, Puerto Rico and The Philippines.
    • Six months after his second inauguration, McKinley was shot twice in the chest at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
    • McKinley died eight days later and Roosevelt became president.
  • 22. On the 1000 dollar bill was painted the 22nd P resident of the United States
  • 23.
    • Grover Cleveland is the only U.S. president ever to serve two non-consecutive terms.
    • Cleveland was a Democrat who had gained a reputation for efficiency and clean government during terms as mayor of Buffalo and then governor of New York.
    • Cleveland became the first and only president to wed in the White House by marrying Frances Folsom in 1886. (He was 49, she 21
  • 24. On the 5000 dollar bill was painted the 4th P resident of the United States
  • 25.
    • James Madison is considered the most influential contributor to the United States Constitution, and he worked vigorously to see it ratified.
    • During the war, Madison was forced to flee Washington when the British army invaded.
    • His wife, Dolley stayed behind and salvaged national treasures.
    • Madison was the smallest U.S. president, standing 5" 4" and weighing about 100 pounds...
  • 26. On the 10000 dollar bill was painted Salmon P. Chase U.S. Secretary of the Treasury during the critical early years of the Civil War .
  • 27.
    • 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"...
  • 28. On the 100000 dollar bill was painted the 28th P resident of the United States Woodrow Wilson
  • 29.
    • Woodrow Wilson was the president who led the United States through World War I
    • When the war ended in 1918, he pushed for the U.S. to join the League of Nations, precursor to the United Nations.
    • His plans were confounded by Congress, but Wilson still won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1919.
    • Wilson is the only U.S. president buried in Washington, D.C.
  • 30. Did You Know…
    • That the $500 , $1000 , $5000 and $10,000 bills have not been printed since 1 946?
    • That i t costs only 4.1 cents to make a $1 bill . It costs the same thing to make a $100 bill ?
    • That if we laid each current U.S. bill printed side by side they would stretch around the earth's  equator about 24 times ?

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