Starter: What is the world's biggest company by market cap (total financial value)?
1.How accurate was your prediction?
2.What surprised you about this list?
3.Which of the top 5 companies do you use/visit?
4.Which of the top 5 companies have you never heard of?
5.What questions do you have?
6.How many of the top 5 companies are American (hint: look at the names)?
7.Would it be more accurate to describe this chart as business globalization or business Americanization?
8.What kind of businesses are the most powerful companies (manufacturing, tech, financial, energy)?
9.What do you think is the largest company based in Virginia?
Major Interest Groups
Let's become familiar with a few of the most influential interest groups in the United States here!
Closer: How do interest groups differ from political parties?
- Make a claim here!
- Support your claim with TWO pieces of accurate and relevant information.
- Use reasoning to explain why your evidence supports your claim.
- Respond to an opposing or alternative perspective.