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A President's Vision: Lyndon B. Johnson

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968 are all statues pushed by Lyndon Baines Johnson. Presdient Johnson also established programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Head Start. Young...
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A President's Vision

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A seven-resource curriculum set presents primary source materials that permits young historians to examine the programs and initiatives advanced by Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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. Students respond to discussion questions connected to...
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President Lyndon Johnson

For Students 6th - 10th
In 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.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson, Excerpt from “The Great Society”

For Students 8th - 11th
Young historians examine Lyndon Johnson's vision for a rich, powerful, and upward society as detailed in this excerpt from his famous "Great Society" speech presented at the University of Michigan in 1964.
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Analyzing Excerpts from Lyndon Johnson’s Speech “The Great Society”

For Teachers 8th Standards
Time for intermission! Scholars take an intermission break from learning in the unit to independently work on a mid-unit assessment. Readers answer questions about  Lyndon Johnson’s Speech "The Great Society" to demonstrate the knowledge...
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Strength and Voices

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lyndon Johnson provides an excellent primary source in a text analysis resource. The class warms up by responding to a quote, and then reads a 1965 speech by Johnson called "Peace Without Conquest", which discusses aggression patterns in...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr., Excerpt of Telephone Conversation

For Students 8th - 11th
Imagine listening in on a conversation between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as Johnson outlines the support he needs from King to pass the legislation required for programs essential for "The Great...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson, Excerpt from “To Fulfill These Rights”

For Students 8th - 11th
"Equal opportunity . . . is not enough." Johnson's 1965 commencement address to the students at Howard University provides an opportunity for participants to see how education was a key element in his vision for civil rights.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson, Excerpt from “The American Promise”

For Students 8th - 11th
"I want to be the president who educated young people to the wonders of their world." Readers examine the vision Lyndon B. Johnson presented for his presidency in this excerpt from his "The American promise" message delivered to Congress...
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President Johnson 1965 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rocked by the sudden assassination of their beloved President John F. Kennedy, the American people elected Lyndon B. Johnson to be the 36th president of the United States. President Johnson addresses his fellow citizens from the Capitol...
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A President's Vision: Lyndon Baines Johnson

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Learners take a closer look at the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, including the Great Society and the passage of the Voting Rights Act, through image analysis and primary source worksheets.
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Johnson's Great Society (1)

For Students 10th - 12th
For 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.
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Lyndon B. Johnson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society instructional activity, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. High schoolers use their findings to write...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Clark Clifford, Letter to Lyndon B. Johnson

For Students 8th - 11th
Vietnam War did indeed turn into a quagmire. Students of history will gain much from a close reading of this 1965 prophetic letter from the Secretary of Defense, Clark Clifford to President Lyndon B. Johnson, advising the president to...
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The 36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson, US History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
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President LBJ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a quick look at the Johnson presidency. Each of his major acts are discussed with images and video web links. The Voting Rights Act, Tet Offensive, Civil Rights Act, and War on Poverty are defined.
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"We Shall Overcome" Speech

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"Our mission is at once the oldest and the most basic of this country: to right wrong, to do justice, to serve man." President Lyndon B. Johnson's 1965 speech to Congress following the beating of civil rights protesters in Selma,...
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The Rise of Conservatism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Check out this fascinating, in-depth look at the rise of conservatism in the United States during the 1960s. The narrator discusses increased support for unregulated capitalism and individual autonomy, reaction to what appeared to be a...
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Johnson's Great Society (2)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Johnson's Great Society (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 15 matching questions regarding Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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LBJ-- Escalation in Vietnam and Domestic Programs

For Teachers 8th
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...

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