Money in the 1950’s
I am going to tell you about Canadian money in the 1950’s. I will tell you what it looked like, its value and its possible future.
The paper money in the 1950’s was brightly coloured. The one dollar bill was green. The two dollar bill was red. The five dollar bill was blue. The ten dollar bill was purple. The twenty dollar bill was lime green. The fifty dollar bill was red. The one hundred dollar bill was brown. There were no loonies or toonies.
Things did not cost very much in the 1950`s. A hamburger was about thirty cents, bread was about ten cents for a loaf and cars were about a thousand dollars. My grandma earned seventy five dollars every two weeks working in the bank. To buy a week’s groceries it would cost $20.00. It would cost $15 a night to stay in a hotel.
In the future I think that the
In this report I learned that things did not cost as much in
the 1950’s as they do now. I also
learned that pay cheques were a lot smaller!
Canadian money was worth more than money in the