edHelper.com
Economics
Trade Restrictions



Trade Restrictions
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 12
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.78

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    exporters, foreign-made, quota, terrorism, restriction, best, employment, tariff, producer, production, productive, domestic, embargo, agriculture, reverse, trillion
     content words:    United States, American Revolution, If Americans


Print Trade Restrictions
     Print Trade Restrictions  (font options, pick words for additional puzzles, and more)


Quickly Print - PDF format
     Quickly Print: PDF (2 columns per page)

     Quickly Print: PDF (full page)


Quickly Print - HTML format
     Quickly Print: HTML


Proofreading Activity
     Print a proofreading activity


Feedback on Trade Restrictions
     Leave your feedback on Trade Restrictions  (use this link if you found an error in the story)



Trade Restrictions
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Caption: This map shows exports in millions of dollars. The U.S., France, Germany, China, and Japan are the largest exporters; the United States exported over $1.4 trillion of goods in 2006.
 
2     Free, open trade between countries is important to healthy economies. It allows companies and workers to specialize in what they do best. Competition forces companies to be more productive. Costs are kept lower. Consumers have the options of buying cheaper and better goods and services. Free trade helps create jobs, both in the domestic country where goods are made and in the foreign country where the goods are imported.
 
3     In spite of the many advantages of free trade, many nations put limits on trade for a variety of reasons. The main types of trade restrictions are tariffs, subsidies, quotas, embargoes, licensing requirements, and standards.
 
4     A tariff is a tax on goods imported from a foreign country. Tariffs raise the price of the imported goods. This makes the price of the imported goods equal to or higher than the price of the domestic goods. The government of the country that is importing the goods collects the money from the tariff. Remember that a tariff on tea led to the American Revolution!

Paragraphs 5 to 11:
For the complete story with questions: click here for printable



Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!


Economics
             Economics


More Lessons
             High School Reading Comprehensions and High School Reading Lessons


Social Studies
             Social Studies


    2004 Elections  
 
    2008 Elections  
 
    United States History and Theme Units  
 
    American Government  
 
    Ancient America  
 
    Ancient China  
 
    Ancient Egypt  
 
    Ancient Greece  
 
    Ancient India  
 
    Ancient Mesopotamia  
 
    Ancient Rome  
 
    Biographies  
 
    Canadian Theme Unit  
 
    Country Theme Units  
 
    Crime and Terrorism  
 
    Economics  
 
 
    European History: 1600s-1800s  
 
    Explorers  
 
    Famous Educators  
 
    Geography  
 
    Grades 2-3 Social Studies Wendy's World Series  
 
    History of Books and Writing  
 
    History of Mathematics  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
    Inventors and Inventions  
 
    Middle Ages  
 
    Renaissance  
 
    World Religion  
 
    World War I  
 
    World War II  
 
    World Wonders  
 


More Activities, Lesson Plans, and Worksheets


Back to School
Graphic Organizers
Alphabet Worksheets
Sight Words
Math Worksheets
Mazes
50 States

Monthly Themes
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Fractions
Place Value
Time and Calendar
Money
Earth Day
Solar System
Analogies
Nouns
Following Directions
Listening
Capitalization
Cursive Writing
Patterns and Sequencing
Dinosaurs
All About Me

Kindergarten
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade

Multiplication
Division
Main Idea
Cause and Effect
Measurement
Decimals
Rounding
Order of Operations
Verbs
Community Helpers
Adjectives
Plants
Grammar
Addition and Subtraction
Contractions
Bulletin Board Ideas
Word Searches
Crossword Puzzles
Printable Puzzles

Reading Comprehension
Reading Skills
English Language Arts





Copyright © 2011 edHelper