Jekyll Island and the Creation of the Fed
In this lesson, students will learn about the early history of the Federal Reserve. They will learn about Jekyll Island's past and about the Panic of 1907, the Aldrich-Vreeland Act, the origins and outcomes of the secret Jekyll Island meeting, and the passage of the Federal Reserve Act.
- Lesson procedures
- PowerPoint presentation to accompany lesson procedures
- SMART Board file to accompany lesson procedures
- Narrated presentation
- Test Your Knowledge interactive
- Resources guide
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