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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 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 activity, they compare and contrast the music of the four countries.
Students 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.
Young scholars 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 Cold War worksheet, students answer questions about a timeline, then define and give examples of key vocabulary terms.
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.
Students study the United States Presidents through a variety of activities, games, and puzzles. In this United States President lesson plan, students are introduced to the Presidents and the role the president has played throughout American history. This lesson plan contains eight different activities and four games or puzzles. Portraits of each President is included.
Eleventh graders explore the Cuban Missile Crisis. In this Cuban Missile Crisis lesson, 11th graders take notes from a PowerPoint presentation regarding the topic and then watch the film "Thirteen Days". Students participate in discussion points at specific pauses in the movie and write essays as a final activity.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, young scholars respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
Practice makes perfect when it comes to standardized testing! In this United States history and government standardized practice test, scholars respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 8 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages on different topics associated with the Cold War and respond to 50 short answer questions.
In this online interactive history instructional activity, students respond to 11 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of John F. Kennedy. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive instructional activity.
In this Cold War instructional activity, students watch a video about the Cuban Missile Crisis and respond to 10 short answer questions about the video.
In this Cold War worksheet, students examine the chronological list of important events between 1945 and 1991. Students then respond to 7 short answer questions based on the chronology.
The best part of this presentation about the Cold War is the various pictures, photos, and maps throughout the slides. The timeline of this time period is difficult to follow in the presentation, as well as the details about several main points that are mentioned but not discussed. Perhaps utilized most effectively in the context of your existing lecture, these slides would serve as a way to connect events under the umbrella of  the Cold War.

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