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172 reviewed resources for central banking

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Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The first several minutes of this clip are a review of the hypothetical China-U.S. trade scenario Sal mapped out in previous videos. Then, he begins to further outline how the Yuan can resist appreciation because of interference by the...
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A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson...
3:57
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The Fed Explains: The Central Bank

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the Federal Reserve actually do? Explore the three main responsibilities of the Fed—setting monetary policy, regulating and supervising banks, and acting as a bank for the federal government—with a short and engaging video.
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Financial Crises, Reform, and Central Banking: Establishing the Federal Reserve

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From the First and Second Banks of the United States to the founding of the Federal Reserve, discover how the American nation attempted to reform its financial history throughout the years.
2:51
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China buys US Bonds

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Go further into depth with the China-United states trade scenario, this time investigating what the Chinese government does with the dollars they collect. Sal reminds scholars of why the Chinese Central Bank prints Yuan to purchase...
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Constitutionality of a Central Bank

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
2:51
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China buys US Bonds

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Go further into depth with the China-United states trade scenario, this time investigating what the Chinese government does with the dollars they collect. Sal reminds scholars of why the Chinese Central Bank prints Yuan to purchase...
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History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to...
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Banks, Credit & the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending,...
4:51
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The Fed Explains: Bank Supervision and Regulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Banking was a lot different before 2008. Young economists learn about the ways government regulation keeps banking practices consistant, fair, and equitable for consumers around the country.
5:37
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The Fed Explains: Regional Banks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Fed sounds enormous and ominous, but really, the Federal Reserve Bank is comprised of 12 reserve banks across the country. A short video introduces young economists to the duties and responsibilities of the Fed, specifically the...
3:01
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China Pegs to Dollar to Keep Trade Imbalance

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Continuing from the previous video, Sal reviews the China-US trade relationships and the floating currency scenario that should leave the dollar weaker and the Yuan stronger. He explains the reason the People's Bank of China doesn't want...
9:37
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the Federal Reserve Act? Enacted in 1913, it created the central banking system of the United States of America. Watch this video to give your class an idea of the financial panics Americans faced before having a centralized...
3:41
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Date on Chinese Foreign Assets Increase in 2010

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In further analysis of the Chinese Central Bank's documentation, Sal examines how much of the M1 supply increase was spend on foreign assets. He calculates the numbers for 2009/10, converting them to dollars to help scholars comprehend...
3:41
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Date on Chinese Foreign Assets Increase in 2010

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In further analysis of the Chinese Central Bank's documentation, Sal examines how much of the M1 supply increase was spend on foreign assets. He calculates the numbers for 2009/10, converting them to dollars to help scholars comprehend...
3:12
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Data on Chinese M1 Increase in 2010

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In order to prove the points about the Chinese-US trade imbalance Sal made in previous videos, he presents documentation from the Chinese Central Bank that shows the M1 money supply on a monthly basis. He compares the total Yuan supply...
6:52
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Pegging the Yuan

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal reviews the hypothetical currency balance between China and the US given an ideal market scenario, then explains the Chinese government's motivations (both optimistic options and more cynical ones) to keep the Yuan from appreciating...
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Is the Fed Public or Private?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The Federal Reserve System as a decentralized central bank can be a difficult concept for learners to grasp. Help them get a firm handle on this concept using this resource, in which class members work as a group to identify the...
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What Is the Federal Reserve?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine simple bank transactions. In this banking lesson, students analyze banking transactions such as deposits, loans, and how they hold reserves. They participate in simulations of the process of clearing a check and the...
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What a Relief!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How are disasters addressed by the Federal Government? This New York Times activity, based on the article "Disaster Aid: The Mix of Mercy and Politics," prompts middle schoolers to discuss the idea of using a disaster declaration as a...
3:12
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Data on Chinese M1 Increase in 2010

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In order to prove the points about the Chinese-US trade imbalance Sal made in previous videos, he presents documentation from the Chinese Central Bank that shows the M1 money supply on a monthly basis. He compares the total Yuan supply...
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History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze historical events leading up to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. Students identify reasons for the lack of confidence in the U.S. banking system early in the nation's history. Students evaluate the...
2:36
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Review of China-US Currency Situation

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This short clip is essentially just a review of what Sal has discussed in previous videos about the China-US trade situation. He goes over all the details, discussing the trade imbalance and the way the Chinese government keeps the Yuan...
3:56
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Banking 13: Open Market Operations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Posing a central question about how the economy can increase or decrease its money supply (5:00), Sal launches into a discussion about an expanding, or "elastic" money supply that can change along with its economy. Viewers will finally...

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