Graphing and Demography: The Domestic Slave Trade
High schoolers read a narrative on the domestic slave trade and use the data presented in the article to chart several demographic trends for Louisiana. They compare this information to the rest of the US slave demographics for the period.
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Comparing Slave Trades: A Study of the Transatlantic and Trans-Saharan Slave Trades
While most people are familiar with the transatlantic slave trade, there is less knowledge of another major external African slave trade in world history: the trans-Saharan slave trade. Pupils work in groups to read informational texts...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The 1808 Slave Trade Abolition Deadline
Students study the trans-Atlantic Slave trade. In this slave trade instructional activity, students study the Constitutional Convention Notes and the impact on United States slavery. Students research the slave trade database and other...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Business Cycle and Important Economic Measures
Help your class understand the natural cycle of growth and decline in an economy, and the importance of GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation. Your learners will begin with reading, worksheets, and detailed direct instruction on...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Tariffs and Quotas
Crunch some numbers and gain a more comprehensive understanding of the concept of net gain after international trade, as well as how this affects domestic producers and consumers. Instructional content also includes a discussion of...
7 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data: US International Trade in Goods and Services - October 2002
Go back to the year 2002 and analyze data trends related to international trade of goods and services. Great data and background information are provided. Learners use this to answer five critical analysis questions. Tip: Since data is...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History