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Students use video, Internet research and discussion to consider the presidency of Richard Nixon. They obtain information from multiple perspectives and form an opinion of how Richard Nixon should be remembered.
Students watch the video "Richard Nixon: Man and President, complete vocabulary work and discuss the video using the question provided.
Students investigate the impeachment proceedings against Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and William Clinton. In small groups they conduct Internet research on one of the three Presidents, and present a "brief" on the case, comparing and contrasting the proceedings.
In this online interactive American history worksheet, learners answer 18 fill in the blank questions regarding the Richard Nixon presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students take a closer look at Nixon's exit from office. In this 20th century American history lesson, students read Richard Nixon's Farewell Address and respond to discussion questions regarding it. 
High schoolers are asked to think about their attitudes towards politicans. They describe the character of Richard Nixon and the attitude of his White House. Students are told about the Watergate scandal. They discuss the effects of the watergate scandal.
Eleventh graders examine the cultural mood and politics of the 1950's in the United States. They read a section of their text and take notes, view a clip of the movie "Pleasantville" and discuss societal roles in the 1950's, and listen to the Checkers speech made by Richard Nixon.
Students discuss the role of the presidency in the United States. They consider the people's relationship to the presidency, referring to evidence in the program. Students write an essay describing the presidency, the people's relationship to it, and why presidential decisions can result in strong reactions.
Eleventh graders investigate the charges brought against President Nixon. In this 20th century America lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from Articles of Impeachment and respond to the provided discussion questions about the Watergate debacle and Nixon's involvement in it.
Learners analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Learners participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how they would react to being called to service in Vietnam.
In this Father's Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on Father's Day.
Learners discover the responsibilities of the presidency. In this U.S. government instructional activity, students watch "Portraits Of Power: American Presidents," and then compose essays regarding the citizens' relationship to the presidency.
Students take a closer look at the balance of trade. In this current events lesson, students watch PBS video clips about American trade with China. Students research Chinese production and consumerism in order to determine how world trade has been affected by growth in Chinese production activities.
For this President Richard M. Nixon worksheet, students read a two page biography about this president. They answer 8 multiple choice questions based on the reading.
Eleventh graders discover why President Ford pardoned President Nixon. In this 20th century American history lesson, 11th graders read the remarks made by President Ford during the pardon and respond to discussion questions about his remarks.
In this critical reading worksheet, learners read a passage about The Great Debates between Kennedy and Nixon and answer questions based on the reading.
Students examine presidential powers. In this checks and balances lesson, students identify the constitutional and informal restraints of the president and consider the reasons for the limitations.
Young scholars analyze the role of independent counsel. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding Watergate, Impeachment, and the role of independent counsel. Young scholars respond to discussion questions pertaining to the lecture and participate in an activity.
In this American history worksheet, students read a biography about President James Earl Carter and answer 7 multiple choice questions.
This resource shows video clips and still images while dramatic music blasts in the background. Written commentary is provided, but it moves quickly. While it probably moves too fast for a note-taking guide to accompany it, consider presenting this video to your class as an introduction to the Cold War.

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