DuckTales (1987): Work Smarter, Not Harder

Scrooge McDuck tells the story of how and why he emigrated to America. His parents believed in the American Dream and felt he deserved better, so they encouraged him to earn the money to move overseas. After working smarter, not harder, he earned the money he needed to move in a few months.

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  1. Why did Scrooge McDuck decide to go to America?
  2. Do people still immigrate today? For what reasons?
  3. What defines home?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the effects of immigration, migration, and limited resources on the economic development and...
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    identify the challenges, opportunities, and contributions of people from various American Indian and...
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    analyze the political, economic, and social impact of major events in the latter half of the 20th an...
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  • Eve
    about 2 years ago
    Immigration / Citizenship
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