This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Adam Smith - This 18th century Scotsman is the author of "An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations."
King of Spain - This monarch is mentioned mainly in reference to his taxation on metal in the area now known as Latin America.
Edwin Cannan - A scholar and political economics professor at the University of London, this editor is only referred to at the very beginning of the book.
Max Lerner - This scholar wrote the 66 page introduction to "An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of...
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