The Modern Federal Reserve System: Changes and Trends in Federal Reserve Functions
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- The Modern Federal Reserve System: Changes and Trends in Federal Reserve Functions
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In this lesson, students participate in an activiity to help them understand the difference between a change and a trend. They learn about the traditional functions of the Federal Reserve System. Working in groups, they review excerpts from primary sources, determine changes and trends in Fed functions, and present their findings through a visual display. In the assessment, students review three primary source documents and identify economic indicators (measurements), trends of the indicators, and the effects of these trends on the economy.
|centennial lesson, bond, bond dealer, change, commercial bank, direct deposit, Federal Reserve System, monetary policy, open market operations, reserves, reserve requirement, payment services, supervision and regulation, trend|