J. P. Morgan Teacher Resources
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20th Centrury Capitalism and Regulation in the United States
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy, this lecture ponders the need for regulation or de-regulation throughout the presidencies of the 20th Century in the United States.
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads
The Rise of Big Business & the Labor Movement (5)
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the rise of big business and the labor movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 71 Downloads
Progressives and the Era of Trustbusting
Students investigate the free-market system and anti-trust laws. In this Bill of Rights lesson plan, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of monopolies and the progressive reform movement to establish anti-trust laws.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 61 Downloads
New Review Financial Crises, Reform, and Central Banking: Establishing the Federal Reserve
From the First and Second Banks of the United States to the founding of the Federal Reserve, discover how the American nation attempted to reform its financial history throughout the years.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review History of Money and Banking in the U.S.
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to help your class members learn more about the early history of banking in the nation.
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples
Illusions and allusions certainly sound similar but there is a world of difference in their meanings. The narrator of this short video distinguishes between these terms, defines them, and offers examples that are sure to engage viewers.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Bailout 14: Possible Solution
Ripe for discussion in your economics and government classes, this video features Sal's idea for a best possible solution to the financial crisis. He first details the situation and what the plan would entail; he then takes viewers through the process to support his theory.
12 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Baseball: The Tenth Inning - Bases Divided
Baseball is a relatively high-interest topic through which social studies classes can explore racial prejudice in the US. Video clips provide much of the background information that groups record on their handout and then share with the class.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 50 Downloads
History of Money and Banking in the U.S.
Students analyze historical events leading up to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. Students identify reasons for the lack of confidence in the U.S. banking system early in the nation's history. Students evaluate the economic impact of important events in the history of money and banking in the U.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 34 Downloads
The Growth of America's Production System
Students, assessing a variety of sources, explore the growth of inventions that were brought about by the Industrial Revolution. They analyze labor practices and philosophies within the history of the United States. A timeline is set in place to evaluate the evolution of America's production system from the Industrial Revolution through today.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 117 Downloads
The Grapes of Wrath - Study Help
In this literature worksheet, learners respond to 5 short answer and essay questions about Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Entrepreneurs in History
Students examine the contributions of entrepreneurs from United States history. They read a biography of an American entrepreneur, and in small groups design and present a project related to their selected entrepreneur. As a culminating activity, students write an essay describing the characteristics of entrepreneurs from the past that would still be successful in the 21st century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 197 Downloads
Entrepreneurs in History
Learners examine the contributions of American entrepreneurs. In this industrialization lesson, students complete the provided handouts to determine how Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Hill, and Rockefeller impacted American society. Learners conduct further research on the entrepreneurs and present their findings to their classmates.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 122 Downloads