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Civil War Era


"In God We Trust" (and other derivations to add "God" to our money) was introduced during the Civil WAr ..

Full Chapter in Money, Mayhem & Might


We know how this motto has been debated, added to, removed, and added back to our Coins.  And the motto is still debated today as to its placement in governmental buildings and schools...

Influence of Masons


In 1861, a Pennsylvania Pastor proposed more "godly" money, and also proposed using the Masonic "all seeing eye" on our coinage.  

"The Eye" made it onto our Currency....but not our coins. 


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