Corporate Tax Rate and Jobs

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Does lowering the corporate tax rate help create jobs in the United States? Learners explore the top pro and con arguments and quotes relating to the issue. They read background information about the creation of the federal corporate income tax and its progression throughout history. Scholars also read other viewers' comments and post their own opinions to the website.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Break students into small groups and hold multiple debates simultaneously
  • Invite volunteers to fill the roles of moderator and timekeeper 
Classroom Considerations
  • Research requires computer and Internet access
  • Provides graphs and charts showing corporate income tax rates and the US unemployment rate
  • Includes a gallery of informative videos about the topic 
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