With tariffs shaping the world’s current trade and economic picture, going back and forth among the world’s most influential nations, they have been featured prominently in the news. But what are they, and how do they affect us?
5 - 8
Social Studies, Economics, U.S. History
Customs Agent Scanning
Besides looking for dangerous items, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents also look for items that are taxed as imports. A tariff is sometimes called a “customs duty.”
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October 19, 2023
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