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6-8, 9-12

Overview of Federal Taxes | Animated Video

Where does federal revenue come from and how is it used to pay for the services we rely on? Help students to understand the role of taxes in our society and how varying approaches can affect long-term fiscal sustainability with this primer video based upon the Understanding Fiscal Responsibi…
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9-12

Taxation and the National Debt

In this economics lesson, students will analyze arguments concerning income and corporate taxes and the impact of national debt.
Lesson

9-12

Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Taxes: How High Is Too High?

Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the question of just how high U.S. tax rates should or shouldn't be and examines the relationship between economic activity and tax rates. It's part of his ongoing reporting series, Making Sen$e of financial news. AIR DATE: Jan. 11, 2012
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9-12

Exploring Taxes

In this personal finance lesson, students will explore websites to learn about income taxes.
Lesson

6-8, 9-12

Taxes Tic Tac Toe

In this game, students can play tic tac toe while answering questions about proportional, regressive, and progressive taxes.
Activity

3-5, 6-8

Taxation without Representation?

This lesson will take students through the series of tax acts that were enacted by the British government and disputed by the original 13 colonies of America prior to the American Revolution. Students will discuss the concept of government-provided services in exchange for taxes. Stude…
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9-12

Taxes Scavenger Hunt

In this economics activity, students will investigate frequently asked questions about income tax.
Activity

9-12

Party Platforms and Economic Issues

According to Gallup, Americans have considered the state of the economy "among the most important U.S. problems" since 2008. The issues frequently debated leading up to any presidential campaign include many economic issues such as improving the economy, how to reduce unemployment, the fe…
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9-12

The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy

How does the Federal Government spend the trillions of dollars it raises from taxes?  Students will read excerpts from “A Citizen’s Guide to the Federal Budget” and use infographics from the Congressional Budget Office to identify the major spending categories of th…
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