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How Can Big Business Make Money From Tariffs?

How Can Big Business Make Money From Tariffs?

This is a set of lesson plans for international trade discussions. Students investigate the impact of tariffs on businesses and consumers during the 1880s by looking at a political cartoon, solving a short math problem, and comparing protectionism in the 1980s to protectionism in the 1880s. They then generalize about the impact incentives have on encouraging special interest legislation in a democratic government. Support material, including activity sheets are including.


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