Gold Standard Act

Gold Standard Act

The Gold Standard Act of the United States was passed in 1900 (ratified on March 14) and established gold as the only standard for redeeming paper money, stopping bimetallism (which had allowed silver in exchange for gold). It was signed by President William McKinley.

ee also

* Gold standard
* Resumption Act
* Bland-Allison Act
* Sherman Silver Purchase Act


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