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Showing Grade 12e, Unit 3a, Government and Economic Policy
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Federal Reserve Today

http://www.kc.frb.org/fed101/indexflash.cfm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City site provides an interesting overview of the functions, structure, and history of the Federal Reserve. Standard 12.3.4 economics

Comments: The Q and A format makes the user an interactive participant in the site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1201

Modern Presidents - Foreign and Domestic Policy

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/intro.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This PBS site has a wealth of primary material and overview descriptions of the domestic and foreign policy of the major 20th c. presidents from Teddy Roosevelt to Ronald Reagan. Standard 11.8.5 and 12.3.3

Comments: A teacher's guide is available on the page. This accompanies the American Experience film series.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2188

The Inflation Calculator

http://www.westegg.com/inflation

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site uses the Consumer Price Index statistics from the years 1880 to 1994 to allow you to calculate the rate of inflation for that time period. It also has a link to the Consumer Price Index Homepage of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Standards 12.3.2 and 12.5.2

Comments: This site is also good for government policy issues.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3039

Virtual Congress

http://www.ohioroundtable.org/vcongress/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This project was an Internet-based dialog among high school government classes through the U.S. about priorities of government, as expressed in the Federal budget. Students advocated and negotiated just as Congress does, only online. Look for new rounds of the activity in the Virtual Project and Fieldtrips section of SCORE. Standards 12.4.1 civics; 12.3.1, 12.3.2 and 12.3.3 economics

Resource Type: Other.

Resource ID: 3358

16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax (1913)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=57

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Passed by Congress on July 2, 1909, and ratified February 3, 1913, the 16th amendment established Congress's right to impose a Federal income tax. Far-reaching in its social as well as its economic impact, the income tax amendment became part of the Constitution by a curious series of events. Standards 11.2.9 and 12.3.3 economics

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 7

Can Limited Government Intervention Improve Market Competition?

http://www.floridataxwatch.org/archive/wilkinson.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: How can government intervene in the marketplace and not discourage competition? This question has become vitally important as many countries of the world move to create free markets and as global competition heightens. In a draft report written for the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Dr. David Wilkinson of the Graduate School of Management and School of Business, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, suggests that government intervention can help to achieve social goals in ways that do not discourage competition if the right policy tools or instruments are used. Standard 12.3.1 economics

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 580

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

http://www.chicagofed.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is Federal Reserve general information with data on economic indicators, speeches from Federal officials, etc. Standards 12.3.4 and 12.5.3 economics

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1197

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - U.S. Monetary Policy

http://woodrow.mpls.frb.fed.us/info/policy/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has government statistics on some monetary policies, open market data and explanations. There are also abstracts on other Federal Reserve policy issues. Standards 12.3.4 and 12.5.3 economics

Comments: Federal Reserve data links to money and banking.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1200

Gas Rationing During 1942

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/vogas.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This radio sketch by Jack Benny, Gracie Allen and Eddie Cantor pokes fun at the contortions people went through to survive the civilian product rationing during World War II. Standards 4.4.5, 11.7.5 and 12.3.1 economics

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1333

Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=24

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Supreme Court decision forbade states from enacting any legislation that would interfere with Congress's right to regulate commerce among the separate states and that Federal law takes precedence over state laws. Standards 8.4.3 and 12.3.1 economics

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1377

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