The U.S Monetary System

By Jake Basch

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The Fed

*Created to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and finacial system.

*Governs borrowing by depository institutions.

*Provides Guidence for conducting inspections of bank holding companies.

* Seven district banks and one central bank

Board of Governors

* Partially governs the fed in Washington D.C

*Discusses monetary fluidity

*Makes monetary polices


*Increases/ Decreases Inflation

*Made up of district

*Discusses money flow

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

*Makes all paper money

*Takes old, worn dollar bills out of circulation

*Redesigns money for more security

U.S Mint

*Makes all U.S coins

*Fort Knox holds gold for american money value

*Only two locations actually makes coins