J. P. Morgan Teacher Resources
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Students analyze the impact of the J.P. Morgan/Chase Manhattan merger, and predict how the merger affect the company's financial performance. They create annual reports for the company based on their predictions.
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.
In this industrialization worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer questions about Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and J.P. Morgan.
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.
High schoolers 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. High schoolers respond to discussion questions and participate in an activity that requires them to investigate contemporary anti-trust cases.
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.
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. This leads to a discussion on the treatment of African Americans after the Civil War through the 1900s, and other considerations that impacted their acceptance into the major leagues. Once learners have a strong historical foundation for this topic, they are invited to consider whether they now live in a society in which race is not important. They take a position on this topic and write a persuasive essay. This thorough lesson includes everything you'll need, including a rubric and standards.
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.
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. Part of a series of videos devoted to literary terms, the films can be used together or separately to address specific situations.
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.
Students research and write a radio or television news special on some of Silicon Valley's most successful companies. For homework, they write lead-ins commenting on new developments and reactions to them.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about E.L. Doctorow's Ragtime. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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.S.
Young scholars, 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.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this literature worksheet, students 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.
Learners 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.
Middle schoolers 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. Middle schoolers conduct further research on the entrepreneurs and present their findings to their classmates.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about E.L. Doctorow's Ragtime. Students may check some of their answers online.