Daily Lessons for Teaching The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve

G. Edward Griffin
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Lesson 1 (from Section I. What Creature Is This? Chapter 1 The Journey to Jekyll Island)

Objective

Section I. What Creature Is This? Chapter 1 The Journey to Jekyll Island

The purpose of this lesson plan is for the students to gain understanding on the purpose and origin of the Federal Reserve and what monetary system existed prior to its establishment.

Lesson

1. Textual analysis: What was the location of the meeting where the Federal Reserve was established? What was the economic climate prior to the establishment of the Federal Reserve? What was the Federal Reserve designed to do?

2. Class Discussion: Discuss the impact of "bank runs" and "currency drains" on an economy.

3. Brainstorm: How could a federally-controlled monetary system be made more effective.

4. Homework: Read for understanding about the climate that existed in the US economy which prompted officials to develop a federally-based monetary system.

Lesson 2 (from Section I. What Creature Is This? Chapter 1 The Journey to Jekyll Island)

Objective

Section I. What Creature Is This? Chapter 1 The Journey to Jekyll Island

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