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    How Should the Government Address the Economic Impacts of the Coronavirus Outbreak?

    This new lesson looks at the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and several proposed actions…

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    The History of Tariffs in the United States

    This lesson looks at how the United States has used tariffs throughout its history to implement trade…

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    Replacing NAFTA: The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

    This lesson looks at the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) which replaces the North American…

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    16th Amendment and Income Taxes

    The 16th Amendment, passed by Congress in 1909 and ratified in 1913 during the Progressive Era,…

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    Should the Federal Minimum Wage Be Raised?

    In 2009 the federal minimum wage was raised to $7.25 (roughly $15,000 annually) by Congress. Some…

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    US Tax Rates Compared to Other Countries

    In this lesson students will view a series of video clips that examine overall tax burden in the United…

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    Trade Policy: Tariffs and Free Trade

    The arguments over trade policy often revolve around the decision to either increase tariffs or move…

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    Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    The LIHEAP Program assists low income households with energy costs. LIHEAP offers programs that keep…

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    How Are Your Tax Dollars Being Spent on Federal Social Programs?

    As Congress prepares the national budget, they must consider programs that fall within the scope of its…

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    Secondary Goods Market: Returned Retail Goods

    Writer Andy Kroll explains what happens to retail goods that have been purchased either in a store or…

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    The FCC's Repeal of Net Neutrality Regulations

    On December 14, 2017, the FCC repealed 2015 rules regulating the internet and net neutrality. This…

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    The Future of Social Security

    The Social Security Act of 1935 was created in response to social problems that had developed in the…

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    2017 Tax Reform and Jobs Act

    On November 2, 2017, House Republicans unveiled their tax reform plan, entitled the “Tax Cuts and Jobs…

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    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a severe economic depression that began in the United States following the…

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    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

    The North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect on January 1, 1994. It created a free trade…

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    Goals and Tools of the Federal Reserve

    This lesson will introduce the need for the Federal Reserve Bank and its structure. It also includes…

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    Financial Literacy

    The financial literacy of American teens (and adults!) is an ongoing concern. This lesson explores…

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    Economists

    Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, and Karl Marx are among influential economists who have developed…

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    Business Plan Project

    Small businesses make up an important element of the US economy. Some are entrepreneurs who participate…

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    The Federal Reserve

    Use the following lesson idea to introduce your students to the role of the Federal Reserve. Upon…

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