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For this United States presidents worksheet, students learn about the life and presidency of President Lyndon Johnson. They then answer the 8 multiple choice questions. The answers are on the last page.
Students explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. For this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Students respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
High schoolers take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society lesson plan, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. High schoolers use their findings to write collaborative reports.
Students study the inauguration process as well as what the constitution states about who succeeds the President of the US when the office is emergently vacant. They discuss the role of government and the events leading to Lyndon Johnson's emergency inauguration.
High schoolers research and analyze Lyndon B. Johnson's achievements as the 36th President focusing on his legislative program. They consider how the passage of time can influence a President's reputation.
High schoolers discuss perceptions they have about Lyndon Johnson. They compare three explanations of Lyndon Johnson's actions as president based upon different biographical approaches.
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Learners examine the presidential achievements and regrets of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this primary source research activity, students read excerpts of LBJ's diary and conduct further research on topics mentioned in the diary. Learners then prepare a Prezi presentation of their research and impressions.
Eleventh graders explore the term Affirmative Action. For this US History lesson, 11th graders create a presentation that will determine the future of federal affirmative action programs. Students write a speech that will be given in front of a senate committee.
Students examine political debate surrounding Freedmen's Bureau, use primary sources to explore trials and successes of effort to educate newly-freed slaves of all ages, research reasons for creation of Freedmen's Bureau, discuss President Johnson's reasons for vetoing legislation, and produce written descriptions of some Freedmen's schools and students who benefited from them.
Students examine the presidencies and John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. In this American history lesson plan, students specifically analyze the civil rights support of the 2 presidents and their support of civil rights legislation. Students use their research findings to create news commentary regarding the domestic policies of the 2 presidents.
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this presidential history lesson, students research the accomplishments of Lyndon B. Johnson. Young scholars create wanted posters and commemorative plaques that feature their research findings.
In this online interactive American history learning exercise, students answer 15 matching questions regarding Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students analyze the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. They read the background to the Vietnam War and the social, political, and miliary issues surrounding the War and how they affected President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program. They write an analysis of how the Vietnam War became a scar upon President Johnson's presidency.
Eighth graders investigate the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, 8th graders research the escalation of the war during Lyndon Johnson's presidency. Students also explore the domestic programs that Johnson promoted. Students compose comparative essays regarding the topics.
Students research the major events of the Vietnam War and construct a timeline. They do the same with the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson or the 1960's. They act as an advisor to President Johnson to recommend a course of action regarding the Vietnam War.
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. In this cultural movements lesson, 11th graders analyze primary documents and discuss historical events in order to see how Abigail Adams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, Margaret Sanger, and James K. Polk influenced the women's movement in the United States. Students write letters and create posters based on their findings.
Students discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography. In this historical persons lesson, students read a multi page biography of the former first lady and write a summary of her life's work. Students answer critical thinking questions about "Lady Bird" Johnson when they finish reading.
Students explore the Great Society. In this U.S. history and government lesson, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
Students explore American involvement in the Vietnam War. In this research skills activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding the involvement of the United States in the war and the impact of the war on American society. Students create Photostory or Movie Maker projects that feature their research findings.