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Constitution Hall Pass: Dollars & Sense

23 minutes

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How does the American government manage its money? This episode explores the historical context of banking in America and covers how Alexander Hamilton came up with a plan to create a national bank. Students also learn when, how, and why the Constitution was amended to allow the federal government to impose an income tax. Part of the "Constitution Hall Pass" series.

Media Details

Runtime: 23 minutes

Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 1
22 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 2
22 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 3
27 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 4
20 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 5
15 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Episode 6
23 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12