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52 resources with the concept ronald reagan

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End of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How significant was the Cold War during the 20th century? After reading and analyzing speeches by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, learners consider the historical context of foreign policy decisions made during the Cold War by both...
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The Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Tip O'Neill, "Epilogue: What I Believe" from Man of the House

For Students 8th - 11th
The epilogue to former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill's memoir provides readers with an opportunity to practice their informational text reading comprehension skills. 
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Primary Source Worksheet: Text of “Prouder, Stronger, Better"

For Students 8th - 11th
Political ads as primary source documents? But of course. Viewers analyze the strategies involved in the Republican Party's 1984 advertisement in support of Ronald Reagan's reelection. 
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The Reagan Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about Ronald Reagan's conservative platform, abilities as a communicator, and implementation of trickle-down economics. The video places a heavy emphasis on major economic shifts of the period and the lasting effects of...
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The Embodied Presidency

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders compare and contrast the immigration reform policies of Presidents Reagan and Bush. In this immigration lesson, 10th graders examine primary documents related to each president's policy for immigration reform. Students...
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The End of the Soviet Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What caused the Soviet Union to collapse? What led Ronald Reagan to reach out to Mikhail Gorbachev? Did the United States ever have a working relationship with the Soviet Union? The answers to these questions are detailed in this...
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How Do You End a Nuclear Standoff?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative. In this Cold War lesson plan, students listen to a lecture about the initiative and examine a speech given by President Reagan in 1983. Students then complete a cost analysis chart...
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Ronald Reagan

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of Ronald Reagan. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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How do You End a Nuclear Standoff

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the Strategic Defense Initiative. In this Cold War instructional activity, students examine a speech given by President Reagan in 1983. Students then complete a cost analysis chart and discuss the nuclear standoff of...
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A Conservative Era

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this Conservative Era worksheet, young scholars write definitions for six terms, examine five pairs of sentences then determine which one is false, then link two sets of words together by identifying which historical theme they share...
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Reagan and Bush: The Conservative Years

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the conservative agenda of the Republican Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush. They conduct Internet research, evaluate an edition of the Wall Street Journal, and write and publish a special-edition newspaper...
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The Cold War Warrior Defending: The Moral Beacon of the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify President Reagan's domestic and foreign policy, describe America's attitude toward communism, list characteristics which endeared Reagan to the American people, and explain why some Americans spoke out against Reagan's...
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From Reagan to Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Reagan Administration brought new attention to the idea of a balanced federal budget, but Ronald Reagan wasn't the last president to pursue the economic goal. Learners research the last 40 years in politics and economics with a...
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Reagan Political Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the Reagan presidency. In this political cartoons lesson, students analyze cartoons about Ronald Reagan that were published during his time in office. Students then identify bias in the cartoons. The...
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Contemporary U.S. History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this contemporary U.S. history instructional activity, students respond to 8 short answer questions about 1980's and 1990's American culture and history.
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Ronald Reagan

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Ronald Reagan.
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Reagan-stock: The Unsung Protest Songs of the 1980's

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders create protest music about the 1980's.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders compare the present with the past.  Students perform their skit in front of the class. 
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Ronald Reagan

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the accomplishments of President Reagan. In this Reagan presidency lesson, students visit an Internet site about the president and color a picture of him. Students also discuss Reagan's involvement in the destruction of...
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A closer Look at the Key Players of the Late Cold War Period

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this Cold War lesson, students examine the relationship between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Students also play a game in which they listen to excerpts of...
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How to Be a Conservative as Told by Ronald Reagan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret quotations from Ronald Reagan. In this conservative politics lesson, students analyze quotes from Reagan on the topic of conservatism. Students paraphrase each of the quotations and discuss them.
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Trouble for the United States in the Middle East: The Reagan-Bush Years

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine U.S. foreign affairs with the Middle East during the Reagan and Bush presidencies. In this Middle East lesson, students watch video segments, examine maps, and listen to music regarding the relationship between the U.S....
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Modern-Day America: Ronald Reagan Presidency to 9/11

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine contemporary America. In this contemporary American history lesson, students watch a DVD titled "Modern-Day America," discuss the events depicted in the video, and create memorials for those who perished in the...
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Ronald Reagan and The New Conservatism (1)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions regarding the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Students may check their answers immediately.