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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.  
  Component:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.1 Understands that nations have competing philosophies about how best to produce, distribute, and consume goods, services, and resources.  
 
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Examples
-Compares the economic systems of the United States to the U.S.S.R. during the Cold War.
-Compares the differing economic philosophies in the United States and Japan in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—World War II, the Cold War, and International Relations (1939—1991)