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.
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bill clinton, economics, economy, fdic, fdr, government regulation, great depression, great society, j.p. morgan, lyndon johnson, monopoly, new deal, robber barons, rockefeller, ronald reagan, standard oil, teddy roosevelt, too big to fail, vanderbilt, war on poverty, welfare reform, carnagie, trust buster, social securities, fannie mae, glass-steagall, 2008 financial crisis, government bailout, social studies
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