Protection for Peanuts: Supply, Demand, and Agricultural Support Policies
This lesson on the economics of the peanut industry—using interactive activities, primary source analysis, and graphing—is a great tool for economics, history, and government teachers.
- Equilibrium price
- Equilibrium quantity
- Tariff rate quotas
- U.S. agricultural policy
110 minutes consisting of two 55-minute class periods if completing both parts of the lesson; extension activity adds 30–45 minutes to the lesson, depending on class size