Role of Government
Activity 2
Directions: Column one is a list of events that occurred after the adoption of the Constitution. You are to read each event in column one, identify the resource(s), that shifted to public use in Column 2, and possible private good(s) or service that may have been given up in column 3. An example is provided.

Opportunity Cost
More people find jobs building new post roads.    
The U. S. Army orders more uniforms.



The government decides to build canals for trade and transportation.



Tax collectors are hired by the government to collect taxes and enforce laws.



Customs houses are built in ports for inspection of imported goods and collection of duties.



The government decides to start a navy.