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Students watch the video "Richard Nixon: Man and President, complete vocabulary work and discuss the video using the question provided.
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 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. Students 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 learning exercise, 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.
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.
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.
Students take a closer look at the balance of trade. In this current events instructional activity, 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.
In this President Richard M. Nixon learning exercise, 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 activity, 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, students 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 instructional activity, students identify the constitutional and informal restraints of the president and consider the reasons for the limitations.
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 18 fill in the blank questions regarding the Richard Nixon presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Pupils 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. 
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.
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.
In this American history learning exercise, learners read a biography about President James Earl Carter and answer 7 multiple choice questions.
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All of this work is in preparation for a fish bowl discussion and timed essay.
May 4, 1970. The Kent State shootings, also known as the May 4 Massacre, rocked the nation. Ohio National Guardsmen, called to the Kent State campus by Governor James Rhodes, fired on unarmed college students, killing four and wounding nine others. Rather than examining whether or not the National Guard should have fired on the crowd, class members consider whether the guard should have been called to the city of Kent at all. After conducting an in-depth analysis of a series of primary and secondary source documents, groups assume the identity of a student or Mayor LeRoy Satrom and provide reasons for why the Guard should or should not be called in. The class then watches the documentary, The Kent State Shootings: Dealing With Dissent and reflect on whether or not they regret the decision they made and why.

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