Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Monopolies and Their Impact on Farmers

Monopolies in Agriculture

Author Zephyr Teachout explained the concept of monopolies and how monopolies impact agriculture and individual farmers.

Description

Author Zephyr Teachout explained the concept of monopolies and how monopolies impact agriculture and individual farmers.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Based on the examples that Ms. Teachout provides, what is meant by a monopoly?
  • According to Ms. Teachout, how do monopolies impact farmers?
  • How do Ms. Teachout's examples illustrate a lack of choice for small businesses such as farms?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Agriculture
    • Farming
    • John Deere
    • Lending
    • Monopoly
    • Monsanto
    • Small Business

    Topics

    Economics & Financial Literacy

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity