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jquery replace div with a div

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I'm developing a site. I want to replace a div, with another div, once a menu item is clicked. I'm using jquery for this part. This is what I have so far:

        <html>
	<head>
		<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/sitetemplate.css" />
		<title>Orbital Wealth</title>
		<script type="text/javascript" src="scripts/jquery.js"></script>
		<script type="text/javascript">
			$(document).ready(function() {     
				$(".aboutusclick").click(function(e){     
					e.preventDefault();         
					var content = $(this).html();         
					$('#pagebackground').replaceWith('#aboutus');     
				});  
			}); 
		</script>
	</head>
	
	<body>
		<div id="pagebackground">
			
		</div>
		<div id="headerbar">
			Orbital Wealth
		</div>
		<div id="owmenu">
			<ul id="owmenulist">
				<a href="#" class="aboutusclick"><li>About Us </li></a>
				<a href="#"><li>Mission Statement </li></a>
				<a href="#"><li>Company Relations </li></a>
				<a href="#"><li>Contact Us </li></a>
				<a href="#"><li>Company Blog</li></a>
			</ul>
		</div>
		
		<div id="footer">
			
		</div>
		
		<div id="aboutus">
			HELLO WORLD,I'VE JUST BEEN REPLACED
		</div>
		
	</body>
</html>

This is the css file:
body {
	background-color: black;
}

#pagebackground {
	height: 800px;
	width: 853px;
	color: #7B6CB5;

	/* background-image: url("../images/orbitalbackground.jpg");
	background-repeat: no-repeat; 
	
	Centering the pagebackground div */	
	position: relative;
	top: 150px;
	left: 300px;
}

#headerbar {
	font-size: 75px;
	color: #7B6CB5;
	position: absolute;
	top: 50px;
	left: 300px;
}

#owmenu {
	position: absolute;
	left: 50px;
	top: 150px;
	font-size: 25px;
}	

/* Menu items effects */
#owmenulist {
	list-style-type: none;
	text-decoration: none;
}
#owmenulist a {
	text-decoration: none;
	color: #7b6cb5
}

#owmenulist a:hover {
	color: #ccc;
}

#aboutus {
	color: blue;
	visibility: hidden;
}

I basically want the content of pagebackground to be replaced with the content of aboutus. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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