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64 resources with the concept capitalism

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An Introduction to Roland Barthes's Mythologies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teenagers are the first to agree that they are the frontrunners in popular culture. But how much of their image is constructed by individualism, and how much of it have they bought from capitalistic sources? Roland...
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Monopolies and Anti-Competitive Markets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take your knowledge of monopolies off the board game and into economic concepts with an engaging video from Crash Course Economics. It explains the philosophy behind government regulations of monopolies and horizontal integration, the...
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Markets, Efficiency, and Price Signals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Holiday gift-giving seasons can be lucrative for an individual business, but does a profitable season bode well for the market as a whole? A video from Crash Course Economics discusses how giving gifts to people who are uninterested in...
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Economic Schools of Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
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The Sentence Song ♫♪♫ | Scratch Garden

For Students K - 2nd Standards
A laid back beat and silly animation makes a music video about sentence structure a hit among young learners. Find out what a capital letter is and when we use them, as well as end punctuation; the period, exclamation point, and question...
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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
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Sample Test: Economics

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From scarcity and marginal benefits and costs to economic systems and GDP, this 22-question multiple choice test covers some of the most fundamental concepts of economics.
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Cuban Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did Fidel Castro's revolution affect the people of Cuba? Through a series of vivid images and light text, learners will consider life for Cubans under both Batista and Castro. The images can be used as discussion starters or to...
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Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore Native American culture by examining their economy.  In this financial history lesson, students define the European economies as capitalist while finding the opposite for Native Americans.  Students research Montana...
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The Age of Reason and Enlightenment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A presentation that truly covers the age of reason and enlightenment. Nearly every facet, event, and key player in 18th Century Age of Enlightenment is covered. The information is clear, easy to follow, and lends itself well to note...
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Writing Exercise: Global Trade II

For Students 7th - 9th
When explorers set out to discover the world, they opened up to a world economy through global trade. Read then use this expository writing worksheet to answer three critical thinking questions. Each questions relates to the rise of...
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The Atlantic System and Africa 1550-1800

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Atlantic slave trade is thoroughly depicted and explained here, in terms of economics and pre-colonization. Plantation life, eighteenth century technology, economics of the time, and dealings with Africa are all covered. Note: Each...
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The Red Scare

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify and interpret issues of Nativism and Protectionism in early 20th Century America. They analyze the roots of anti-immigrant movements in the Post-World War One United States. Finally, students identify and explore the...
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Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to American and European economy and politics. Cover the causes and effects of social reforms after the rise of Industrialization. Topics include laissez-faire, economics, socialism,...
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From Mercantilism to Adam Smith: The Evolution of the Modern Capitalist System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Useful for history or economics classes, this presentation details the characteristics of mercantilism and its evolution into modern-day capitalism. The slides detail Adam's Smith criticism of mercantilism and how, rather than an...
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Economics Quiz: III

For Students 11th - 12th
Were your kids listening in class? Find out with a pop quiz! They'll have to get busy to answer each of the 10 question on US economics, capitalism, consumerism, and private enterprise.
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Is Capitalism Good For the Poor?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss if capitalism is good for the poor sector of community. Reading a case study, they characterize markets by the amount of competition. They answer questions and discuss the answers as a class. They examine the amount of...
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The Commercial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners will be able to define capitalism, Commercial Revolution, joint stock companies, and the relationship between a mother country and her colonies after viewing this presentation. Each term is defined and described in easy,...
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ESL: Compare Economic Systems

For Students 8th - 12th
Intermediate English learners read short descriptions of how capitalist and communist systems function and answer the question: "What countries follow this economic system?" Frontload economics vocabulary; some relevant words are...
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Education and the Economy of the Soviet Union circa 1950-1990

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a closed-market simulation to experience the characteristics of communism. In this communism instructional activity, students evaluate pohotgraphs of Russian students and compare them to American students....
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Socialism vs Capitalism

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students engage in an activity to show the differences between Socialism and Capitalism. In this socialism and capitalism instructional activity, students break into groups and are given scenarios to analyze. Students respond to each...
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Tiananmen Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and explain the Tiananmen Square incident of June 1989. Studentsl compare what it is to be an American Citizen (Democracy) vs. Chinese Citizen (Communism). High schoolers identify and define various vocabulary...
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What is Poverty?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students construct a common understanding of what we mean by "world poverty" and what we think of when we refer to "the world's poor." they Engage in a class discussion to complete the "What Have We LEARNED?" chart.