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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:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.2 Understands and analyzes how the forces of supply and demand have affected international trade in the United States in the past or present.  
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-Examines how England's demand for cotton and indigo resulted in increased exports for the United States.
-Examines how the European demand for animal furs impacted trade with the United States.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Slavery, Expansion, Removal, and Reform (1801—1850)