Washington’s Progress

George Washington’s estate was worth about 1,000,000 1799 dollars according to Wikipedia, and worth 30,000,000 2012 dollars. If he had sold everything, and saved his cash, today he could buy 1/30 of what he could buy in 1799 because of all the progress that has been made.

Instead of this modest, 2500 acre estate and farm at Mount Vernon, overlooking the Potomac:

He could now buy this spacious 1700 square foot home (sans the 1-200 slaves he owned), with an additional $500,00 mortgage, in town:

The modern, progressive domicile of our nation’s founder.

The importance of controlled, but steady currency destruction is revealed in the trend of the graph.


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