ESSENTIAL DILEMMA Can the United States make a decision to reduce or modify spending on defense without jeopardizing the country's security goals?
Students will read the comic book, "A Penny Saved" published by the New York Federal Reserve Bank. Students will make the information relevant through projects, graphic organizers, teacher instruction, and problems.
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