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Business merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: None
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1966 Replaced by:


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The Business merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.

Business is a discontinued merit badge. Business Merit Badge was one of the original merit badges in 1911. It replaced Clerk in 1911, but was later discontinued in 1966, being replaced by American Business.

Merit badge requirements

1. Write a satisfactory business, and a personal letter.
2. State fundamental principles of buying and selling.
3. Know simple bookkeeping.
4. Keep a complete and actual account of personal receipts and expenditures for six months.
5. State how much money would need to be invested at 5 per cent. to earn his weekly allowance of spending money for a year.

Boy Scout Handbook, 1911 Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Handbook, 1911 Edition


Business Merit Badge was also incorporated into Entrepreneurship in 1998.

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