Paper Money in Antebellum America

Joshua Greenberg discussed his book, “Bank Notes and Shinplasters: The Rage for Paper Money in the Early Republic,” which examines the… read more

Joshua Greenberg discussed his book, “Bank Notes and Shinplasters: The Rage for Paper Money in the Early Republic,” which examines the design and use of paper money in the antebellum era. He explained that before the federal government began to regularly issue a national paper currency during the Civil War, Americans navigated a vast and complex system of bank and business-produced notes. The Massachusetts Historical Society hosted this event and provided the video. close

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Paper Money in Antebellum America

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Program ID:
508921-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Mar 01, 2021 | 5:44am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 01, 2021 | 5:44am EST | C-SPAN 3

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