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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. Students will have a stronger grasp of both the beginnings of the American economy and the implications on our society today.
Students investigate the free-market system and anti-trust laws. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of monopolies and the progressive reform movement to establish anti-trust laws. Students respond to discussion questions and participate in an activity that requires them to investigate contemporary anti-trust cases.
Sixth graders review examples of expository writing in literature, history, and science in this five-lesson unit. The lessons address summarizing, development of fiction and nonfiction book reports, and the organization of friendly and business letters. Additionally, it encourages young writers to create their own original work and avoid plagiarism.
Eleventh graders consider the case for Progressive politics. In this Progressive Era instructional activity, 11th graders read excerpts from The Jungle as well as articles about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Students also analyze images from the era in collaborative groups and share their findings with their classmates.
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.