The Inflation of the 1970s
In this inflation worksheet, students read several paragraphs, then answer questions, diagram, and graph out solutions to problems presented to them.
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The Great Inflation: A Historical Overview and Lessons Learned
Your young economists will explore the roots of fears about high inflation by learning the effects of rising prices during the world wars and in particular the Great Inflation of the 1970s.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Fed's Role in Making and Setting Monetary Policy: Part 1
How does inflation affect the economy, and how can effective monetary policy by the Federal Reserve help control inflation? With the Fisher equation and analysis of annual CPI rates during the 1970s and early 1980s, your class members...
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Economy in the 1980s
Examine economic policies put into place during the Reagan administration. Pupils read an informational passage about the 1980s and the impact of the economic policies. They then respond to seven questions about the text. Consider...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoons in the Classroom: Stagflation
What is stagflation? Have your social studies class examine this political cartoon to define stagflation and understand recession as its defined in a political context. This worksheet would be a great warm up activity, perfect for extra...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Fed's Role in Making & Setting Monetary Policy
Students study inflation and its relationship to money and pricing. In groups, students examine how investment decisions have changed since the 1970's. After looking at a designated website, students discover the reason for printing...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History