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Unit 5: Lesson 25 - The Economics of the U.S. Constitution

Students discuss why the American economy grew in the period following the American Revolution. After reading an essay by Douglass North and examining the U.S. Constitution, they identify the economic features of the Constitution.

Concepts:

  • Market Economy
Standards:
  • Standard #10: Institutions
  • Standard #16: Role of Government and Market Failure

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