Review of the movie "Lincoln" with Monetary emphasisQuicklink submitted by Scott Baker Permalink
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|Given the limited timeframe and scope of the story, it's understandable how much is necessarily left out; nevertheless, it's disconcerting that the connection between the biggest factors in the South's ability to go to war (financed by the European banks), the North's difficulty in raising money in a timely manner to fund the Union Army (Wall Street told Lincoln that they would lend him the money at 24 to 36% interest), as well as Lincoln's assassination itself (a direct result of Lincoln printing real U.S. dollars [Greenbacks]), is ignored|
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