In the first decade of the 20th century, 1 US dollar could buy you a pair of swanky patent leather shoes. In the mid 1900s, the dollar bought 20 bottles of Coke. And, in the first decade of the 21st century, one dollar was good to buy one song from iTunes!
Check this infographic that creates a fascinating timeline of the monetary history of USA through the 20th century, delineating the key political and economic events that molded the course of the economy, shaped inflationary factors, and impacted the buying power of the dollar.
Infographic by – Texas Precious Metals