Classroom Activity: Historical Inquiry with 75 Years of American Finance
This lesson aligns with the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards for Historical Sources and Evidence and Causation and Argumentation (D2.His.11.6-8; D2.His.12.6-8; D2.His.13.6-8; D2.His.14.6-8; D2.His.15.6-8; D2.His.16.6-8; D2.His.11.9-12; D2.His.12.9-12; D2.His.14.9-12; D2.His.15.9-12; and D2.His.16.9-12)
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- "75 Yrs of American Finance: A Graphic Presentation 1861-1935"
- "Business Booms and Depressions Since 1775 : An Accurate Charting of the Past and Present Trend of Price Inflation, Federal Debt, Business, National Income, Stocks and Bond Yields with a Special Study of Postwar Periods" a 1943 visualization of economic periods
- The Commercial and Financial Chronicle, a weekly business newspaper available in full text for 1865-1963
- Learning Toolkit: Historical Inquiry with the Statistical Atlas of 1870
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