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College Preparatory Economics with Mr. Sweeney

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ESSAY I

Economic Systems Essay I: Emerging Powers; MEXICO
DUE:    Oct. 4-5

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Don't torture yourself. Make up your mind on something based on the ideas generated in reading and researching the subject. Add to that your examples and opinions, (your "critical" thoughts) and generate a great paper.

In class, you will view a documentary video entitled, Emerging Powers: Mexico, which is produced by the Wall Street Journal. You will type a one page typed double spaced essay based on your extensive note taking during that film. (20 points)
You will need to write down at least three examples or parts of the video that you feel reflect:
1) A Traditional Economy
2) A Command Economy
3) A Market Economy.
   (60 points)
 
You will also need to identify what economic system you feel Mexico currently operates under and if you think the economy is moving forward or backward.  Explain why you feel that way.  Give examples to prove your position. (20 points)
100 points
  

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ESSAY I RUBRIC

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THIS PAPER IS BASED ON YOUR NOTE TAKING FROM THE VIDEO. DO NOT EMBELLISH IT WITH INFORMATION FROM THE INTERNET OR ANYWHERE ELSE.

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