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Peanuts, Pecans, and Peas, Please

Updated! George Washington Carver, a great scientist, changed the economy of the South with his agricultural knowledge. This lesson will...
Key Concepts: Economic Systems, Entrepreneurs
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Uncle Jed's Barbershop

Students listen to the book Uncle Jed's Barbershop, about an African American barber who, despite significant setbacks, saves enough money...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Saving
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Booker T. Washington:"Fifty Cents and a Dream"

In this economics lesson, students will study Booker T. Washington's life to learn about resources.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost, Productive Resources
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On This Day in Economic History