What President Is on the $100,000 Bill?


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Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, is pictured on the $100,000 bill. This bill is the largest denomination of U.S. currency ever printed. The $100,000 Gold Certificate, printed from Dec. 18, 1934 through Jan. 9, 1935, was issued only to Federal Reserve banks and not for circulation.

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What President Is on the $100,000 Bill?
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President Wilson was in office during World War I. He proposed the Fourteen Points, which served as the foundation for the Treaty of Versailles. During his term, the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. He approved the Federal Reserve Act, allowing a greater number of average Americans the opportunity secure loans. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1920 for his diligent work at trying to secure a more peaceful world.

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