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Working for Peanuts: Supply, Demand, and Agricultural Support Policies

Subject: 
Economics
Discover an award-winning lesson that uses primary and secondary sources and the peanut market to teach basic economics and provide a real-world example to illustrate how trade barriers work.
Presenters: 

Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL; Amy Hennessy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, GA

Strand/Topic: 
NCSS
Instructional Foci: 
Economic Thinking/Decision-Making
Historical Thinking
Inquiry
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