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Money Makes Power Pretty and monopoly

Updated on February 9, 2012


Cheddar, papery power, the dough, whatever it's called it makes the world run. It conveniently gives us a quantitative measure of our power. At a first glance that may seem like a bad thing, we might even go so far as to call money the root of all evil but consider this, If money is the root of all evil then what are the roots of the trees we chop down to make the money? So, now that we know money is NOT the root of all evil lets spend some time drooling over it's prettiness. Here are the notes of money that make nations around the world run.

The US Green Back

American Dollar

The US greenback is considered to be the strongest currency in the world. The Green back is the most traded currency in the world, due to Wall Street. The US notes have pictures of American founding fathers, and of the first US president Abraham Lincoln. The US is one of the few nations in the world which have a $1 Bill. One USD is currently worth 0.58886 United Kingdom Pounds. Find out the Current Exchange Rate

Canada's Monopoly Money

Canadian Dallor

Many criticize Canadian money for looking like monopoly money, this may be so, but nevertheless the Canadian Dollar is perhaps the prettiest looking money in the world. Each bill has a distinct and bright color for the purpose of quick identification. The Canadian Dollar has on it the picture of the queen of England as Canada is a Democratic Monarchy. Currently the Canadian Dollar can buy 1.07 US Dollars find out the Current Exchange Rate.

The British Pound

British Pound

The British Pound is one of the heaviest currencies in the world weighing in at about $1.6982 US Dollars find out Current Exchange Rate by clicking one of the links above. The origin of the paper note found it's way into the western world in the United Kingdom, as banks began giving out (notes) which represented a set amount of money they owed their clients. The clients began trading these notes around, and the Idea caught on. Eventualy parliament issued bills to be created by a government regulated bank.

The aussie Dallor

Australian Dollar

The Australian Dollar is perhaps the second prettiest money in the world, like Canada the Australian dollar has bright and beautiful colors. The Aussies are also a democratic monarchy much like their Canadian cousins. One Australian Dollar is worth 0.84207 US Dollars Find the Current Exchange Rate by clicking one of the links above.


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      natasha robinson  6 years ago

      very good web site if i ever need to no any thing about money i know what web site to look on thank you very much

      sighned.............natasha robinson

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      Eddy2106 7 years ago from Chicago Suburb, IL

      i love this hub, because it shows a lot of money from everywhere, great pictures and hubpage.

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      Fabric 8 years ago

      Fabric is probably grown from some plant, so his statement kinda still makez sence lolz :D

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      nonny126 8 years ago

      how do they get the fabric?

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      Brittany 8 years ago

      Actually money is made from fabric not paper