5 5 105 College and Career Readiness Reading Prep. In preparation for this chapter, research the US Supreme Court case of McCulloch v. Maryland. As you are reading the chapter, keep in mind the reasoning used by the court in this decision. Federal Reserve System Section 5.1 History of the Federal Reserve System Section 5.2 Structure of the Federal Reserve System Section 5.3 Function of the Federal Reserve System As you have read in previous chapters, the supply of money in a system has a great deal to do with whether or not the economy will grow. The actions taken by a government to control its money supply will determine how much that dollar in your pocket is worth. Every day, the value of a dollar changes. Prices and interest rates go up and down. The Federal Reserve System is the means for making sure the value of the dollar remains stable and your savings are protected. Check Your Banking IQ Before you begin this chapter, see what you already know about banking by taking the chapter pretest. www.g-wlearning.com/fi nance/ Scan the code to view a Biz Kid$ video. If you do not have a smartphone, visit the G-W Learning companion website. www.g-wlearning.com/fi nance/
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