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Transportation: They Say We Had a Revolution (Part 3)

Advancements in transportation have played a key role in the growth of our nation. U.S. government policies have also had...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Business Costs and Revenues, Economic Systems…

Transportation: They Say We Had a Revolution (Part 1)

Advancements in transportation have played a key role in the growth of our nation. U.S.government policies have also had a...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Benefits of Trade, Business Costs and Revenues…

Industrial Entrepreneurs or Robber Barons?

This lesson focuses on a group of nineteenth century industrial entrepreneurs described in many history books as Robber Barons. It...
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Systems…

Hey, Get a Job!

The second of a two-part unit on income-earning endeavors, this lesson has students choose a job or business to engage...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Entrepreneurs

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

Improving on the Original

What makes something worth marketing? This lesson focuses on the distinction between marketing a new product or licensing it to...
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

Ben & Jerry are producers of ice cream. Even if they produce ice cream for the entire nation, they still...
Key Concepts: Choice, Entrepreneurs, Productive Resources…

Eureka!

Take a look at how inventions, such as plastic, have changed our lives and how they are changing the future...
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs