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275 reviewed resources for john f. kennedy

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They Had a Dream

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
They had a dream—a dream so powerful it can still inspire citizens of today and the future. Here, young historians learn about the 1963 march on Washington led by Martin Luther King Jr. by closely examining a photograph of a meeting held...
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Find the Meaning: JFK's Inaugural Speech

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Analyze a seminal speech from the 20th century with an activity focused on President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. After reading an excerpt from the address, pupils use a worksheet to practice their reading comprehension skills...
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Cuban Missile Crisis

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The United States—specifically John F. Kennedy—played a large role during the Cuban Missile Crisis. A history resource poses questions that encourage critical thinking as well as in-depth analysis of images from the time period.
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The Kennedy Administration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From his inaugural speech to the Bay of Pigs, major events concerning the Kennedy presidency are discussed. Slides provide an array of images and web links to highlight some of the bigger issues surrounding President Kennedy. The...
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On This Day: Cuban Missile Crisis

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Just how close was the world to nuclear war in October 1962? Using White House audio tapes recording John F. Kennedy and his advisors, aerial footage, and newsreels, learners decide for themselves. Historians also weigh in on the Cuban...
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The Cuban Missile Crisis: How to Respond?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
For 13 days, the United States stood on the edge of nuclear War. The Soviet Arms buildup in Cuba is the focus of an activity that asks groups to analyze how the governmental role each of John F. Kennedy's advisors played went on to...
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The History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

For Students 7th - 12th
Who was Vasili Arkhipov and how did he save the world? What did he have to do with the Cuban Missile Crisis and Black Saturday? Get the stories behind the story of the 13-day face off between John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev.
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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US History and Government Examination: June 2014

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 1960s marked a pivotal point for social and foreign policy in the United States. Using documents, such as speeches from Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy, and authentic test prompts, class members consider the impact of this...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The presidencies of John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan were defined by the Cold War. Using primary source documents and scaffolded analysis questions, pupils explore the effect the Cold War had on these presidencies. A...
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Civil Rights Act of 1964

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWas JFK a fallen Civil Rights hero—or a fraud? Learners examine Kennedy's own words and those of his critics to decide for themselves. After examining Kennedy's actions before his assassination, they determine what sort of legacy he left...
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Resolving Kennedy's Legacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the Kennedy presidency. In this presidential history lesson, students watch "Resolving Kennedy's Legacy." Learners then discuss the provided questions regarding the presidency and write position papers about about the...
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Chapter 28: Red Flags and Velvet Revolutions: The End of the Cold War, 1960-1990

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Set your historians up for testing success using this interactive flashcard tool. It is one of many learning strategies offered in this thorough online resource. Although designed for use with a text, the site is valuable independently....
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Race to the Moon!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Here, young historians learn about the space race by examining a letter written to John F. Kennedy by an elementary school student in 1961, and then reading an article to learn the historical context that helps them make sense of it. A...
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Cuban Missile Crisis: Teaching Activities

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students create a timeline of the important events of John F. Kennedy's presidency. They construct a timeline of the major events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. They compare the Missile Crisis events with their presentation in the movie...
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Views of JFK

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review the highlights of Kennedy's campaign and presidency. They least three of the issues related to JFK to research through both print resources and interviews. In addition, they create written summaries from collected...
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JFK Assassination - The Facts

For Students 5th - 6th
For this JFK assassination worksheet, learners read the facts about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Students then complete 3 activities for the worksheet.
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President Kennedy and Kentucky Politics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the interactions between Kentucky Governor Bert Combs and President Kennedy. They examine JFK's interest in Kentucky politics and construct history through Governor Bert Comb's interview.
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Dueling Telegrams: 1963 Verbal Power Play Between Wallace and JFK

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Information, inferences, and innuendos. Text and subtext. Class members examine telegrams exchanged between President John F. Kennedy and Alabama Governor George Wallace, studying both what is stated and what is implied by the diction...
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Kennedy's New Frontier (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 13 fill in the blank questions regarding the Kennedy presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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New Frontier/Kennedy

For Students 8th - 11th
In this new frontier worksheet, students respond to 16 short answer questions about the Kennedy presidency events such as the Space Race, the Warren Commission, and other events.
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Kennedy's New Frontier (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding the Kennedy presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Class members consider what they would have done during the Berlin Blockade or how they would handle the Communist revolution in China using graphic organizers and activities to help build arguments. They also consider the philosophies...
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Oswald Assassination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What happened to Harvey Oswald after he assassinated President John F. Kennedy? The assessment designed for social studies has scholars describe the image of Oswald's assassination and explain its historical significance. It uses short...

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