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Uncle Sam wants YOU...to understand fiscal policy! With clear bullet points and informative graphs, your budding economists will understand the finer points of fiscal policy and its implications within the American economy, as well as the economies of other nations. The presentation would pair well with a lesson on fiscal policy, or fold into a larger unit.
Twelfth graders study micro- and macro-economies. They examine theories about fiscal policy and the relationships between consumption and output, tax policy and government spending changes. They also consider how economic perspectives and theories about fiscal policy change over time.
What tools doe the Congress and the Federal Reserve can use to correct economic problems. Interested minds examine how the use of those tools affects the money supply, interest rates, and aggregate demand. This is a great resource with attached links, activities, and handouts.
Where does money come from? If your class can't answer this question (beyond "my parents"), this presentation will be a timely and appropriate way to teach them. Details about currency, money supply, and the banking system, help explain the concept of money and its purpose in society. A list of key terms can serve as a great review tool as well.