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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   8  
  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:   2.3 Understands the government's role in the economy.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.3.1 Understands and analyzes the influence of the U.S. government's taxation, creation of currency, and tariffs in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how President Andrew Jackson used the protective tariff to secure emerging industries in the nineteenth century.
-Examines and critiques how government's laissez faire approach to business regulation led to the establishment of the Lowell Girls Union in the 1830s.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Slavery, Expansion, Removal, and Reform (1801—1850)