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The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve Setting & Symbolism

G. Edward Griffin
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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island, located of the coast of Georgia, was the location of the the first secret meeting in 1910 that laid out plans to control the world's financing through central banking.

Bretton Woods

This is the conference that took place at Bretton Woods in 1944 that resulted in the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Venice

Venice was where the first central bank was organized.

Amsterdam

Another central bank was organized in Amsterdam. This bank had more success than the Venice central bank.

Hamburg

The central bank that was organized in Hamburg became a model for the Bank of England and that in turn, became the model for the Federal Reserve System.

Lusitania

The Lusitania was a ship sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. The incident brought the US into World War I.

Dollar

The dollar developed from foreign coinage used in the...

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