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Q: historic value of the u.s. dollar ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: historic value of the u.s. dollar
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: hose7-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 14 Apr 2006 01:45 PDT
Expires: 14 May 2006 01:45 PDT
Question ID: 718787
what was the value of the U.s. dollar in several representative years,
such as 1860 1880  1900 2000 ?
Subject: Re: historic value of the u.s. dollar
Answered By: easterangel-ga on 14 Apr 2006 02:39 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi! Thanks for the question.

Here are the different values of the US Dollar according to the
Economic History website. Their data only goes till the value compared
to 2004 but you can get a pretty good idea of the value with this
website. Let us measure it using the Consumer Price Index since it is
the most familiar and easy to understand concept because it represents
the value of food, housing, transportation, or other daily expenses.

If you have $1, here are the values as compared to the years you mentioned.

1860 - $22.59
1880 - $18.37
1900 - $22.37
2000 - $1.10

Please refer to this website to get the values:

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hose7-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $5.00
Great speed in answering !

Subject: Re: historic value of the u.s. dollar
From: easterangel-ga on 14 Apr 2006 15:47 PDT
Thanks for the kind words, the 5 stars and for the generous tip! :)

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