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The History of Banking


| Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The American financial system has taken many forms since its inception in the pre-Revolution colonies. The system we see today is a far cry from the era when thousands of different bank notes circulated the country and major historic figures — including Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton — debated the merits of a central bank. Take a look at some major events and facts about the history of banking:

The History of Banking Infographic

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