Made in the U.S.A.

Economics, Geography

Students map products made in the United States. Students discuss regional interdependence and identify goods the U.S. produces and trades. Students describe how economic links make Americans more alike, and locate major manufacturing centers in the U.S.

You can use an Assessment Rubric to assess students' mastery of the objectives.


  1. Find the manufacturer's label on different products made in the U.S.A.

  2. Record where each product is made.

  3. Locate each city on the map.

  4. Pin a string from your home to the company's city.

  5. Hang a symbol for each product on its string.

  6. Give your map a title.
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