The Rise and Fall of the American Whaling Empire

A Synthesis Lesson for Today

About this Lesson

This multi-day lesson challenges the student to identify, explore, and apply principles of Economics to the rise and fall of the American whaling industry,through the use of primary source documents and, in turn, to connect the lessons learned from the American whaling industry to a 21st century industry (with an encouraging emphasis on the business sector of the State of Connecticut).

Details

Created By
Deborah Sanders
Grade Level
9-12
Subjects
General Interest, Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Other

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The Lesson

The Rise and Fall of the American Whaling Empire : A Synthesis Lesson for Today