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76 resources with the concept labor

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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Economic Lowdown Video Series

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Designed for high school and college-level classes, a collection of 12 resources covers topics in economics, banking, and monetary policy. Students investigate supply curves, the law of demand, market equilibrium, and the labor market....
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Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in the production of a car, and use that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources,...
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Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
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Child Labor in America

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy activity, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Students will engage in 5...
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Confronting Work Place Discrimination on the World War II Home Front

For Teachers 10th - 12th
New ReviewBefore the Civil Rights Movement was in full swing, FDR's executive order helped promote fair employment. The activity uses primary documents to explore FDR's executive order to help minorities gain equal employment and pay during the...
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Analyzing the Cotton Gin Patent

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Decode primary sources in a fast-paced activity. A quick guessing game helps pupils use visual clues to understand primary sources. Academics look at a picture of the cotton gin and must guess what it is without other knowledge or clues....
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Slavery as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An engaging lesson delves into the effects of slavery on society. Young historians read text excerpts, complete handouts, and participate in group discussion to understand how slavery was a means to control society and establish a racial...
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Automation and the American Worker

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A thought-provoking resource examines the future of automation and the effects on employment. Academics read informational text, complete written prompts, and participate in activities to understand automation and the possibilities for...
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Unemployment and the Future of Jobs in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unemployment: The job of the future. The resource, designed for high school scholars, explains unemployment rates, recessions, and job trends that are impacting employment in the United States. Academics explore potential careers of the...
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On This Day: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire change modern working conditions? The engaging resource explains conditions that contributed to the tragic fire, the workers affected by it, and how it changed labor laws and working...
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The Power of the Press: The First Amendment

For Teachers 5th Standards
Was what happened in 1886 at the Haymarket riot a crime or a case of xenophobia? Using political cartoons from the time, young historians consider the role the media played in anti-labor sentiment during the time and how that influenced...
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Pullman Strike

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
History is ironic, isn't it? In the Pullman strike, federal power thought to protect citizens was used to break the union. What started as a quest for better wages and benefits during an economic crisis was crushed through violence and...
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US History and Government Examination: June 2012

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The reform movements—such as abolition, the push for women's suffrage, and the labor movement—shaped modern America. A document analysis activity and essay prompt help learners consider why. Other items in the high-level exam include an...
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Life in the Age of Machines

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Industrial Revolution? Using a variety of activities, including writing out the dreams of laborers, industrialists, and urban dwellers, learners consider the positive and negative impacts of the Age of...
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Cesar Chavez: Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Cesar Chavez believed so much in the cause of farmworkers that he put his money where his mouth was. Chavez quit his well-paying job to organize them into labor unions. Using a speech, photograph, and short biographical video, pupils...
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1999 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Imports often affect the production of domestic goods. Scholars consider the variables in this situation with a scaffolded prompt from College Board. Other items examine factors in production and compare the production advantage between...
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2002 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The government catches a firm in the act of polluting. What will happen to the company's profits? Learners consider the question and others using authentic College Board materials. Other problem sets examine wages and labor and price...
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2002 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Inventors with patents have a distinct advantage in the market. But what happens when the patent expires? A series of questions from College Board asks learners to consider the effects of a patent expiration. Other practice prompts...
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2003 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How are monopolies and competitive firms similar and different? Scholars consider the question using authentic College Board materials. Other prompts consider supply and demand curves and the relationship between wages and output.
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2003 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A company producing smoke alarms has a monopoly. However, what factors influence its profit and production? A series of prompts from College Board asks learners to consider the impact. Other practice problems include examining what...
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2007 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A monopoly gives a company exclusive rights to a market. What is the impact of that decision on the economy? Problem sets from College Board explore this question, as well as variables in labor markets and government regulations on profit.
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2014 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What effect do dynamics, monopolies, and the balance of skilled and unskilled labor have on a market place? How does supply affect the price of gasoline? Learners consider these questions and more using College Board materials as they...