There has been intense debate over the decades of the symbolic meaning of the images displayed on the dollar bill. Conspiracy theorists believe the imagery is rooted in Freemasonry, and somehow tied to the exclusive Illuminati who run the world. Others contend that the imagery is strictly American in its nature and represents the foundations of our nation.
Here, our friends at CreditSesame explain each symbol, showing what it represents for the U.S. as well as its possible ties to Freemasonry.
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