Social Studies
  Grade Level:   11  
  EALR:   2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
  Anchor Standard:   2.3 Understands the government's role in the economy.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.3.1 Evaluates the role of the U.S. government in regulating a market economy in the past or present.  
-Critiques the effectiveness of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act in ensuring competition in the market.
-Critiques the effectiveness of the Federal Reserve Board in helping to control inflation through the regulation of interest rates.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Industrialization and the Emergence of the United States as a World Power (1890—1918)