As mankind began to develop more complex ways of life, and as cities began to increase in size and complexity, a new type of society emerged. These societies are known today as civilizations. A civilization is a nation or people that share a common culture, common laws, a common economy, and typically a common faith or religion.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
The U.S. government did not issue paper money until 1861. Prior to this private banks issued money.