Economics: Crosscurrents of the American Dream
Correlates with national standards for functioning as economically literate citizens. Engages students with cooperative discussion questions. Motivates with engaging reading, writing, and critical thinking activities. Challenges students with major portfolio projects and authentic assessment. Explores basic economic theory and issue-oriented discussion on business, entrepreneurship, the enterprise system, governmental roles, and personal finance.
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Introduction What is Happening to the American Dream
Living in a Global Economy
The United States Economic System 1
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