troubleshooting Question

.html() not decoding html elements

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I have a string that has some encoded html characters...
str = '<br />'
And I'm using jQuery to fill an elements' html with that string...
$('#element').html(str);
But when I view it in the browser I get "<br />" instead of a line break. I thought html() should decode everything into html formatting?
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