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Bell Ringer: Adam Smith and the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith and the Wealth of Nations

Scott Christianson talked about his book, 100 Documents that Changed the World: From the Magna Carta to Wikileaks. In this clip, Mr. Christianson discussed Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nation and its significance.

Description

Scott Christianson talked about his book, 100 Documents that Changed the World: From the Magna Carta to Wikileaks. In this clip, Mr. Christianson discussed Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nation and its significance.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does Adam Smith see the role of government in the economy?
  • Who was Adam Smith?
  • Describe the theory that Adam Smith proposes in The Wealth of Nations.
  • What was the impact of the theories proposed in Smith’s the Wealth of Nations?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Adam Smith
    • Capitalism
    • Competition
    • Free Trade
    • Magnum Opus
    • Market Place
    • Moral
    • Natural Rights
    • Self-interest
    • The Wealth Of Nations
    • Trickle-down Economics

    Topics

    Economics & Financial LiteracyU.S. HistoryWorld History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity