Texas Boomtowns: The Impact of Oil Discovery on a Community

Students will examine events from "boomtown" experiences following discovery of oil in Texas communities. Students will look at the factors of increased demand on limited supplies of goods and services and examine the relationship between price and quantity. The lesson begins on page 38 of the pdf Texas Economics - Eras and Individuals.
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http://economicstexas.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Texas-Eras.pdf Disclaimer: this does not appear to be a resource that we own or control.

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Texas Council on Economic Education

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