Plain Economic Facts for All People by Ambrose Milton ThomasPlain Economic Facts for All People by Ambrose Milton Thomas

Plain Economic Facts for All People

byAmbrose Milton Thomas

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... PLAIN ECONOMIC FACTS FOR ALL PEOPLE PART I. MONEY. Design.--First Coinage.--Fixity.--Comparative measure.--A fixed comparate.--Establishing comparate.--Defined.--Kinds of.--Intrinsic value gold.--If circulation doubled.--Composites.--Platinum as.--Why intrinsic value talk.--Usurer.--Edict.--World's stock gold.--Silver.--Law value.--When plenty.--Very old law.--Glut of.--Over country's distributive share leaving.--Is gold bettter than paper?--Money statistics 25 countries.--Paper money no innovation.--Iron.--Platinum.--Gold.--Copper.--Silver.--Nickel.--"March to the Sea."--Sherman Act repeal.--Talk on senators.--Tribute to mass.--Old and new dollar standard.--How silver was demonetized.--Cost of production.--Heard in U. S. Senate.--Heavenly home.--Europe not overfed.--Dark horse.--Conditions for paper money.--Co-operative U. S. Bank.--Baby's new nose.--Bonds, paper, gold.--Axiom, the law creates all money value. Money is the graphic photo of the evolution of human imagination in its deliberate meditation in devising plans for the establishment of some general agent or factor, to enable man to carry on barter or trade in a less cumbersome mode or manner than that which previously existed, or, in other words, to facilitate exchange. In ancient times the merchants devised a medium of exchange from shells and other trinkets, and regulated their comparative value in certain districts, while the governments busied themselves only with laying tributes and attending to their regular wars. Later they picked up float metals such as stream tin, etc., and learning something of their qualities, such as deliquescence and malleability, soon worked them into convenient and portable shapes and used them as tokens of barter. Seeking out the sources of the float metals, we l...
Title:Plain Economic Facts for All PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217531776

ISBN - 13:9780217531771