Distribution of Wealth in America

Distribution of Wealth in America
Distribution of Wealth in America
Distribution of Wealth in America
Distribution of Wealth in America
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The distribution of wealth in the United States is more lopsided than many people realize. In this lesson, students will be asked to predict what they believe the distribution of wealth in the US looks like, say what they believe an ideal allocation would be, and then watch this this six-minute video to see what it actually is in this country.

Pre-viewing questions, questions on the video itself, and discussion prompts to aid in processing the video are provided. An answer key and PowerPoint with screen grabs of the video’s important points are included.

This lesson is versatile since it can be used to support many units. For example, I incorporate this product into my lesson on immigration during the Gilded Age. It could just as easily be used to support units in economics, finance, the industrial revolution, the advent of progressivism, socialism, communism, or any time class conflict enters your course’s narrative.


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This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for another teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. Additional licenses may be purchased at a discounted price. This product nor its constituent components may not be resold or used for commercial gain. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The video aligning to this lesson and the screen grabs for the supporting PowerPoint are in the public domain. The author of this work is the copyright holder and reserves all rights.
Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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