Economics Academy 101
Western Reserve Public Media
PBS 45 & 49
 
 

Video 5
Mercantilism and Early Economic History

In class, K.C. finds out that economics must be placed in a historical context, so the early beginnings of our nation and its economic history are discussed.

 

Interdependence/Mercantilism

Interdependence/Mercantilism — Student Handout (PDF file)

 

Mercantilism Through the Triangular Trade

Mercantilism Through the Triangular Trade — Student Handout (PDF file)

 

Triangular Trade

Triangular Trade — Sample Song

 

Economics and the Articles of Confederation: Political Cartoons

Economics and the Articles of Confederation: Political Cartoons — Student Handout (PDF file)

 

The Right to Private Property

Scenario Cards — Student Handout (PDF file)

Napster Case — Student Handout (PDF file)

 

Advance Organizers — Video 5 (PDF file)

 

 

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