United States: Biggest Business in the World
Students analyze an historical campaign ad from the 1920 presidential election to consider the purpose and power of political campaign pledges. After, students explore the tactic of comparing the United States to a business both in historical and contemporary contexts.
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Civics, Social Studies
1920, business, campaign ads, campaign pledges, campaign tactics, economy, guided primary source analysis, political campaigns, politics, presidential elections, Warren Harding