Cartoons for the Classroom: Unemployment

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It's the classic paradox in this political cartoon analysis; any jobs plan requires extra government spending. However, the unemployed aren't willing to concede to more federal spending for what they want most, jobs. Background information clues scholars in on the big picture, and two talking points prompt deeper analysis. Pupils are finally asked to consider the virtue of saving: could it be a bad thing?

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9th - 12th
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