Everything you need to understand or teach Sam Walton, Made in America by Sam Walton.
The autobiography of Sam Walton is an overview of the creation of Wal-Mart as much as it is an analysis of the man who started the discount store, Sam Walton. The novel is less of an autobiography than a bible for the small business owner. Sam offers plenty of advice and detail about how he managed to work against the odds and challenges of growing up in the Great Depression to becoming the richest man in America.
Sam begins his story describing the jobs and work he accomplished as a child and young adult. He was born in Oklahoma just before the start of the Great Depression in 1918. He learned early on that children were not meant to be "takers" in a family; their job was to contribute as much as possible. Even though he was actively involved in sports, went to school, and was in Boy Scouts...
Sam Walton, Made in America: My Story Lesson Plans contain 140 pages of teaching material, including: