International Trade Primary Source Readings

International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
International Trade Primary Source Readings
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This product is a compilation of six separate primary source reading packets focusing upon international trade, and the controversies surrounding it today. They include:

1. Adam Smith and the Division of Labor: excerpt from "The Wealth of Nations" (1776)
2. David Ricardo and the Theory of Competitive Advantage: excerpt from "On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" (1817)
3. Smoot-Hawley Law and the Protective Tariff: Sen. Reed Smoot, Sen. John William “Elmer” Thomas
4. Keynes v. Bastiat on Taxes and Government Spending: John Maynard Keynes excerpt from "General Theory", Frederic Bastiat from "What Is Seen and What Is Not Seen"
5. NAFTA: Job Killer or Creator?: Pres. George H.W. Bush, Vice Pres. Al Gore, H. Ross Perot, Rep. Richard Gephardt, Rep. David Dreier; Rep. Helen Bentley
6. The World Trade Organization: Wealth Creator, Corporate Cronyism or Sovereignty-Killer?: WTO website, Pres. Donald Trump, Rep. Ron Paul, Rep. Peter DeFazio

Each reading has 4-16 review questions at the end which are a combination of reading comprehension, DBQs and links to current events (where possible). They can be used for in-class reading, as homework or substitute assignments in a U.S. History, World History or Economics class.
Total Pages
37 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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