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Money is used to pay for various goods and services. It is also used to measure and store value. What paper money is really made of, what happens when money leaves circulation, and more great facts to fill your mind and your wallet.

Gold Rush

The first U.S. gold rush started in North Carolina in 1803, when 12-year-old Conrad Reed found a 17-pound gold nugget on his father's farm. It supplied all the gold for the nation's mints until 1829. Fact source

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