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Topic: Debts 


 Standard 8.  Understands basic concepts of United States fiscal policy and monetary policy
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Knows that the national debt is the total amount of money that the government has borrowed over all the years it ran deficits that have not been repaid
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the meaning of "national debt"
     2.Knows how national debt is measured