Looking at the History of Banking in America (Infographics)
When you think of inventions that changed the course of history, it’s probably a safe bet that banking doesn’t make the list. While it is not as glamorous as some other major developments that helped make the modern world, banking is all but essential to life in America today. The history of banking the US dates all the way back to the country’s origins.
The first bank in the United States opened its doors in 1791 under the watchful eye of Alexander Hamilton, the first US Secretary of the Treasury. To find out more about the history of banking and currency in the United States, check out this infographic from FIS Global.
Infographic created by fisglobal.com