NAFTA or “SHAFTA”--A Glimpse of the North American Free Trade Agreement and Its Effect

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of the importance of free trade (vs. trade protectionism) allowing for improved consumer choices and a higher standard of living.
Author: 
Keith White
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface