Classroom Lesson: Money for Nothing: Economic Affluence in Postwar America
This lesson aligns with the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards, Economics: The National Economy (D2.Eco.10.9-12; D2.Eco.13.9-12}; Historical Sources and Evidence (D2.His.9.9-12); History: Causation and Argument (D2.His.16.9-12); and Gathering and Evaluating Sources (D3.1.9-12)
This lesson aligns with Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics, Standard 15, Economic Growth Benchmark 1, Grade 12
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- "Postwar Stability: Fact or Fiction?" a short article from the October 1989 San Francisco Fed "Economic Letter" publication
- Statements and speeches of William McChesney Martin, Jr., Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1951-1970
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