TECH: The Trading Game
Property ownership, restricted trade, and free trade are the topics of this game. Kids play a trade game to better understand the interrelationship between technology, economics, and personal choices. Rules to the game and a series of...
Chapter 37: International Trade
Several graphs help to illustrate the dynamics of international trade in this slideshow. World prices, imports and exports, and the economic impact of tariffs are detailed in the presentation, along with arguments for free trade and the...
The Free Trade Conundrum: Balancing Worker Wages and Consumer Prices Comparing the 19th and 21st Centuries
By examining free trade, protectionism, and analyzing 19th and 21st century arguments for and against the tariff, students will be able to compare and contrast the 19th and 21st century. They will analyze text, answer discussion...
Students explore the benefits and drawbacks of free trade from the perspective of the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile and Mexico. For homework, they each write a letter to the editor expressing their personal...
Students explore how the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has impacted the people and economies of North America and Mexico.
International Trade Reality Worksheet
In this international trade worksheet, students respond to 21 short answer questions regarding free trade, trade deficits, and trade balance.
Students debate imposing tariffs on imported shoes. In this tariffs lesson, the class is divided into two groups: those that oppose a tariff on imported shoes, and those that support it. Groups read about each position, write position...
Solving the Mysteries of Government
In this Solving the Mysteries of Government worksheet, students answer questions using ideas from the public-choice theory of government.
World Trade Organization
Students determine if the social and political consequences of free trade outweigh the economic benefits through case studies. They determine of the World Trade Organization willingly or unwillingly aids in neo-colonial exploitation of...
Students write an editorial piece which takes a position supporting or opposing the free trade policy during the 1790s. After identifying barriers to trade in the 1790s they analyze how their position on the free trade would fit into...