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The past 10 years have taken a heavy toll with general confidence shattered. Most agree that this country and the Western nations appear hopelessly enmeshed in the problems of persistent inflation, high interest rates, weak economies, and high unemployment. No one expects these conditions to improve without a significant change in monetary policy. It is our purpose in this report to offer and to lay out the plans for a sound monetary system. 16 II. A History of Money and Banking in the United States Before the 20th Century As an outpost of Great Britain, colonial America of course used British pounds, pence, and shillings as its money.
S. : Government Printing Office, 1960), pp. 116, 119-121. ^Nettels, National Economy, pp. 121-122. *J. Van Fenstermaker, "The Statistics of American Commercial Banking, 1782-1818," Journal of Economic History (September, 1965), p. ; Van Fenstermaker, The Development of American Commercial Banking 1782-1837 (Kent, Ohio: Kent State University, 1965), pp. 111-183; William M. Gouge, A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States (1833, New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1968), p. 42. 37 Marshall, a disciple of Hamilton, repeated some of Hamilton's arguments virtually word for word in the decision.
H e current Spanish silver dollars in use were lighter than the earlier dollars weighing 387 grains. See Laughlin, History of Bimetallism, pp. 16-18. 50) were also to be coined, of corresponding proportional weights, and, for silver coins, half-dollars, quarter-dollars, dimes, and half-dimes of corresponding weights. 1:1 ratio of 1760, largely due to the declining production of gold from Russian mines in this period and therefore the rising relative value of gold. w See Laughlin, History of Bimetallism, p.
The Case for Gold: A Minority Report of the U.S. Gold Commission by Ron Paul