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Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism

Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
Laissez Faire and Social Darwinism
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Introduce students to the definition of laissez faire and social darwinism as it applied to the US during the Gilded Age and industrialization. Students read documents from the perspective of businessmen that argue that government should leave businesses alone (and use social darwinism to defend their argument) and from workers who want more government involvement to regulate business. At the end of class students discussion the essential question: Do you agree with Social Darwinists interpretation of laissez-faire that the government should leave business alone?
Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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