The New England Fishing Industry: Sea Changes in a Community

Fishermen cleaning mackerel

Overview

Students analyze photographs, maps and interviews to understand the geographic and economic characteristics of the U.S. Northeast coast and the link between New England’s economic and cultural past and the issues it faces for its future through researching industry issues, interviewing industry actors, and/or researching current legislation related to fishing and fisheries.

Related Resources

  • Congress.gov
    official website for U.S. federal legislative information

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Grade

High School, Middle School

Subjects

Civics, Science, Social Studies

Length

160-200 minutes

Topics

aquaculture, congress, culture, economics, economy, fisheries, fishing, industry, legislation, New England, Northeast coast

Author

Teaching with the Library of Congress

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