Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy Lesson
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- Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy Lesson
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In this lesson, students learn about Benjamin Franklin's role in shaping and understanding of the role of money in the economy. By participating in a trading activity, students learn the role of money in the colonial economy. Other concepts include bartering, characteristics and functions of money and inflation.
|economic history, Benjamin Franklin, barter, functions of money, inflation, currency forms, currency, coins, checks, banking|