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Use this American Government by the People video entitled Making Economic Policy to study how national government influences how wealth is produced and distributed primarily via fiscal policy, monetary policy and regulatory policy. Learn how Fiscal policy is implemented by the federal budget, which is annually negotiated between the president and Congress, and how Monetary policy is primarily under the control of the Federal Reserve System, which has considerable independence from both Congress and the president as it works to supply sufficient amounts of money and credit so that the economy will grow, but not so much that it will lead to inflation. 

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Making Economic Policy video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • What Are Economic Policies. Learn about Making Economic Policy. Gain a richer understanding of America's government and learn why a democracy requires continual participation by its citizens.
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  • See how the social and economic diversity in American society affects public opinion, special interest groups, and voting behavior.
  • Compare current policies in welfare, health care, education, and crime against policies of the New Deal and Great Society.
  • Study the United States' foreign and defense policies and its role in the United Nations. Learn about the roots of state constitutions and the challenges for state and local governments.
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