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Facts about Gold & Silver: Gold is money. Silver is money.
There is a 5000 year history of gold and silver being used as money.
Gold is the anti-dollar and the dollar is the anti-gold. As the value of the dollar erodes, it takes more of them to purchase a set amount of gold (or silver).
The U.S. has been on and off of both Silver and Gold Standards numerous times. Today, the U.S. Dollar is not backed by gold, silver, or anything else. Because of this, there are consequences.
In this Facts about Gold & Silver course, you will learn about money, The Dollar, Federal Reserve notes, and fiat currency. In doing so, you will come to understand their differences, and how each relates to silver and gold.
Other topics explored include: what gives money value?, what does the constitution have to say about money?, why a stable currency is of utmost importance, and why gold is vital to our monetary system.
The Facts about Gold & Silver course consists of a series of 71 slides from a college lecture.
It should take approximately forty minutes to complete.
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|Section 1: Money Defined|
Lecture 1 is an introduction to, and preview of, the course content. It is also makes the case for the importance of the content.
|Lecture 2 defines what money is and has historically been. In this lecture you will learn of the importance of gold backing for money.|
Lecture 3 Presents and discusses the characteristics of sound money in detail. In this lecture you will learn which forms of money meet these standards.
|Section 2: Gold versus Currency|
|Lecture 4 defines what a dollar is.In this lecture you will learn the differences between the definition of the Dollar and the Federal Reserve Note.|
|Lecture 5 defines the Gold Standard. In this lecture you will learn of the historic timeline of when the U.S. was on and off a Gold and Silver Standard.|
|Lecture 6 discusses Dollar devaluation, its symptoms, inflation, and how all is related to gold and silver. In this lecture you will learn about the Federal Reserve and how well it has managed inflation (or not).|
|Section 3: Conclusion|
|Lecture 7 provides a summary of the material, makes conclusions, and offers suggestions. In this lecture you will learn about further resources available for continued study.|
|Lecture 8||24 pages|
|This lecture contains additional relevant slides not included previously.|
Mr. Western has bought, sold, and collected coins since he was a child. He teaches College courses about Gold and Silver, Money, Inflation, and related topics including Precious Metal Equities. It is his wish that others come to a better understanding of money and our monetary system.
Mr. Western has an intense interest in all things gold and silver.
Look for other courses from him on Inflation, The Gold and Silver Industry, and Gold and Silver Stocks and Equities.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.