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Government Documents: Treasury

A guide for the Government Documents Collection

Mission Statement

Our mission is to maintain a strong economy and create economic and job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable economic growth and stability at home and abroad, strengthen national security by combating threats and protecting the integrity of the financial system, and manage the U.S. Government’s finances and resources effectively.

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  • Economic Policy
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  • Financial Sanctions
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  • Terrorism and Illicit Finance

History of the Treasury

The Treasury Department and the Treasury building have a rich history. From the 1789 Act of Congress that established the department to the construction of its first Washington building, this section will give you a valuable insight into Treasury's development and history.