History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

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 help your class members learn more about the early history of banking in the nation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Consider adding a more creative or dynamic element to this lesson, such as illustrating an event using art or technology
Pros
  • Readings offer an overview of significant events in the history of US money and banking, as well as corresponding worksheets and answer keys
Cons
  • None
Common Core