Lesson 33: When the Boys Came Marching Home

The students are presented with a mystery about economic conditions in the United States after World War I and World War II. They solve the mystery in groups, using clues about the state of aggregate demand after each war.

Concepts:

Aggregate demand, Productive resources, Gross national product (GNP), Real gross national product
National Content Standards in Economics:
  • Standard #18: Economic Fluctuations