Lesson 17
Lessons from History: Stock Market Crashes

The students analyze information about three stock market crashes: 1929, 1987, and 2007. They use the information to make posters that highlight key information about the crashes, including the role played by the Federal Reserve. After presenting their posters to the class, the students discuss ways in which the three events were similar to and different from one another. They also discuss the likelihood of future stock market crashes.

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