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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.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Learners 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Social Life in the 1950's and Domestic Politics and Policy
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.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Portraits of Power: American Presidents
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review Henry Kissinger and Detente
How did relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China evolve between 1950 and 1970? Your young historians will complete a timeline of events with evidence that the relationship between these two great nations was either improved or damange.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Watergate Articles of Impeachment
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.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Young scholars 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. Young scholars participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how they would react to being called to service in Vietnam.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 201 Downloads
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.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Portraits Of Power: American Presidents
Students discover the responsibilities of the presidency. In this U.S. government lesson, students watch "Portraits Of Power: American Presidents," and then compose essays regarding the citizens' relationship to the presidency.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 30 Downloads
Title of Segment: Balance of Trade
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.
2nd - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 86 Downloads
A Presidential Pardon
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.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 16 Downloads
The Role of the Independent Counsel
Pupils 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. Pupils respond to discussion questions pertaining to the lecture and participate in an activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads