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Students examine the implications of the Korean War. For this Korean War lesson, students access the Korean War website to gain access to veterans of the war that they may interview. Students conduct interviews with veterans and create artwork or writings that reflect their impressions of the stories they hear about the war. 
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about John F. Kennedy. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students explore the White House response to Richard A. Clarke's testimony and apology to the commission investigating the events of September 11, 2001.
Students, in groups, present a multimedia presentation on the significance of he Cuban Missile Crisis.
Young scholars discover the chronology of events related to the Corps of Discovery and the United States space program of the 1960s. They compare the Corps of Discovery's journey with the space exploration program.
Students explore and examine the 40th anniversary of Ernesto Che Guevara's execution and his image as an international symbol of revolutionary values. They then interpret the iconic Che image from a variety of different points of view. and create artwork utilizing his image and legacy.
High schoolers investigate the plight of Cuban and Haitian refugees. In this refugee lesson, students discover the history of "boat people" and U.S. policies regarding refugees. High schoolers role play presidential advisers that must recommend new policies regarding the refugees.
In this 8th grade social studies standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
The U.S. Constitution requires that the President be born in the United States. The 42 Presidents were born in 20 of the 50 states (or in colonies that later became states). This lesson uses maps to process and report information from a spatial perspecti
Learners analyze the "Afghanistan: Land in Crisis" map to determine how the physical geography of this region affects the lifestyles of the individuals who live there.
Students explain the dilemmas that plagued the Presidency of John F. Kennedy and its foreign policies.
Students discuss the concept of competition during the Cold War, identifying U.S. and former Soviet Union on a map. They discuss K-19 disaster and the role competition played, creating a log of K-19's first mission from the captain's perspective.
Students study the ill-fated first mission of K-19, the Soviet Union's first nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarine. They see that the United States and the Soviet Union stood on opposite sides of the Cold War.
Students make a chart of the media's manipulation techniques and examples of them while watching and listening to a video tape of past news events.
Students determine that history is a field of study that can help them understand themselves and the people around them. By reading sources by and about people with many of the same interests and concerns that they have and learning to see how these issues were dealt with differently at different historical times, they discover that history shapes people's lives and that people shape the changes in history.
Fourth graders examine the experiences of four immigrant groups. In groups, they brainstorm a list of misconceptions of those groups and discuss if they are still present today. Using maps, they locate the countries of Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba and research why they left their home country. To end the lesson, they compare and contrast the music of the four countries.
Students research information about countries throughout the world. Using that information, they create a chart that compares the size, population and governments. They discuss the advantages and disadvantages of living in a small or large country. To end the lesson, they answer geographic questions related to the countries.
Pupils explore the interactions between Kentucky Governor Bert Combs and President Kennedy. They examine JFK's interest in Kentucky politics and construct history through Governor Bert Comb's interview.
Students review the highlights of Kennedy's campaign and presidency. They least three of the issues related to JFK to research through both print resources and interviews. In addition, they create written summaries from collected information.
In this 1960s American history worksheet, students identify the 7 terms that best match 7 descriptions, eliminate 3 false statements, and identify 2 historical themes pertaining to Kennedy's new frontier and Johnson's Great Society.

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