America's Transition to a Global Economy (1960s-1990s)

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Just how do we live in a global society? Scholars investigate an AP review video to see the transition in the latter half of the 20th century to a global economy. The final video of nine installments helps them examine and analyze the impact of globalization and the issues that arise the more a nation branches out. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask pupils to define what global economy means to them and then revisit after watching the video
  • Incorporate a map exercise showing how global trade has connected various nations around the world to the United States
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure students have Internet access if assigning as homework
Pros

  • Resource is brief and factual on the global economy
  • Use as a review or a preview of globalization
Cons

  • No printable worksheets and materials to use with the lesson