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Intro to Econ: Market Economic System

Economics is a social science concerned with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. It studies how individuals, businesses, governments, and nations make choices on allocating resources to satisfy their wants and needs, trying to determine how these groups should organize and coordinate efforts to achieve maximum output....

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Pre-Colonial Period: Indigenous People

As Europeans moved beyond exploration and into colonization of the Americas, they brought changes to virtually every aspect of the land and its indigenous people, from trade and hunting to warfare and personal property. European goods, ideas, and diseases shaped the changing continent. Indigenous People These are the indigenous groups...

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Landmark Supreme Court Case: Chicago B&Q Railroad v. Chicago (1897)

Chicago B&Q Railroad v. Chicago (1897) is the 32nd landmark Supreme Court case, the twelfth case in the Economics module, featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics Series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The...

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Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company: KTB American Government and Civics Series

Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company v. Sawyer (1952) is the 96th landmark Supreme Court case featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with...

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Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments of the Constitution, the lodestar of the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the rights...

Looting Means No Consent of the Governed By The People

Looting can be defined as stealing goods during a war, protest or riot. Polite society (largely white people) would have us believe that looters subvert or undermine the rationale behind “legitimate” protests (ones they deem acceptable). This is because polite society is looking to discount the rationale behind protesting generally...