Market Economy: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics Video Analysis with Key- This is an 8 page document that contains a video analysis assignment and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 24 questions based on The Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics video: Market Economy.
This assignment will ask students to go to YouTube and watch the Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics video: Market Economy. This video will provide students with an insight into how the government is involved in maintaining a functioning market economy in the United States. The video looks at 8 ways that the government keeps the economy functioning: by establishing law and order, defining rules of property, governing rules of exchange, setting market standards, providing public goods, creating a labor force, ameliorating externalities, and promoting competition. Each of these 8 criteria are explained using modern and historical examples.
This video analysis can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan. Students love the independence of this assignment by getting to use laptops, Chromebooks, or even their own cellphones to watch the video. Crash Course videos tend to move fast so students often find success if they watch the video through once before going back to pause/play to find the answers to all of the questions.