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Jackson and Elizabeth: Eliminating the penny

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Angela Altazan

on 25 March 2014

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Jackson and Elizabeth: Eliminating the penny
Should we get rid of the penny or not?
We think it would be a good idea to get rid of the penny because it is worthless and it has no sentimental value (1cent). many people spend to much time counting the penny including a cashier and a bank teller. And many people have to recount the penny or loose there place and have to start all over again.
Reasons to get rid of the penny.
Worth 1 cent.
Cost about 2 pennies to make to make 1 .
Canada was took part of eliminating the penny.
Waste your time counting the penny.
100 pennies equal to 1 dollar
You can save money not making the penny.
Donate to a lot of charities.
Round up to the nearest nickle(you will loose 4-5 cents at the most).
Most times you need exact change.
67% want to keep the penny.
30% want to eliminate the penny.
4% do not know.
Copper and zinc
Some 1982 pennies used the 97.5% zinc composition, while others used the 95% copper composition.The composition was pure copper from 1793 to 1837.
Reasons to keep the penny.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mu4a3g6N-ZM#t=57
Where the penny stands!
zinc penny
copper penny
Look how the penny has changed over time.
http://www.timeforkids.com/news/penny-debate/76591
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/should-we-make-cents/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penny_debate_in_the_United_States
http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/fun_facts/?action=fun_facts2
Summary of why we want to eliminate the penny.
That is why we think it would be a good idea to get rid of the penny and all of its value. 1 cent will get you know were in life, and eliminating the penny will do no harm. some of the US pennies are most likely on the ground and you can buy nothing with a penny. most of this information concludes to eliminating the penny and all of its value.
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