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The Penny Problem

BY:Daijonnie Johnson & Camille Hardee

Angela Altazan

on 25 March 2014

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Transcript of The Penny Problem

Many want to abandon the penny because of its small value. "The U.S. Cent has almost no purchase power today."
The 1st Side of the Debate
The 2nd Side of the Debate
Other Countries Problem
Remember that 67% that wanted to keep the penny? Well, those penny lovers saved Honest Abe from being melted! Like I said before, pennies have sentimental value to some people. Also, some gifts for the poor are pennies,"A corollary to the above agreement says that the poor will be affected most because they are most likely to make more frequent, smaller purchase, thus suffering the rounding up more often."
Americans have been influenced by Canada's decision to get rid of the penny. "New Zealand got rid of its penny and two penny coins with out incedent back in 1989, and 1991 replaced their two lowest denominations with coins."
Monday, March 24, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
The Penny Problem
The Big Debate$
There has been a pending debate on weather or not to keep the U.S. Penny Coin. 30% of the nation voted to get rid of the penny.Why? Which means that people these days see the penny as merely a coin to toss to the fountain. We ignore the penny. 67% nation wanted to keep the penny around. Why? Some find the penny with sentimental value. Others like to make wishes. Most find Abe Lincoln to be a great person on copper. Which side are you on?
"The nickel has problems too;it cost more than 10 cents to make 1 nickel."
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