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High schoolers explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. High schoolers respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
Students examine the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this Lyndon B. Johnson instructional activity, students watch segments of the Discovery video regrading his presidency. Students respond to discussion questions, do research and write reports based on their findings. ï»¿
Students examine the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. During a visit to the George Bush Presidential Museum, they watch a video about the Texas v. Johnson flag burning case. In groups, they discover the role of the Supreme Court and how they affect the decisions of certain cases.
Students discover the impact "Lady Bird" Johnson had on America by reading a short biography. In this historical persons instructional activity, 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.
Learners 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.
In this PowerPoint, students learn interesting facts about Presidents Andrew Jackson, James Polk, and Andrew Johnson. Slides provide details about the backgrounds of the men, personal information about their wives, excerpts from primary documents, and links to outside sources to find further information about the presidents from Tennessee.