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21 reviewed resources for john f. kennedy policies

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On This Day: President John F. Kennedy - Life, Death, Legacy

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
John F. Kennedy and the American Camelot dazzled the United States. His legacy is more complicated, however, and it includes the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. Pupils view history as it unfolded with news reels on the Bay of Pigs, Cuban...
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John F. Kennedy

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about John F. Kennedy. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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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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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Founding Documents of the Peace Corps

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners examine United States foreign policy in the period immediately following World War II through the activities of the Peace Corps.
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Analyzing the Inaugural Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get high school historians to step outside their own shoes by responding to JFK's inaugural address from the perspective of a civil rights activist, a soviet diplomat, or a Cuban exile. After a class discussion about the address, the...
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Understanding JFK's Presidency through his Speeches

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students reflect and discuss the major events that happened in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's.  In this U.S. History lesson, students read and analyze the famous speeches during this time frame, then complete a worksheet that...
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"The Missiles of October": The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba in 1962 and how that presence triggered an international crisis. The options available to the president as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each are articulated in...
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The New Frontier and the Great Society

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this 1960s American history worksheet, students identify the 7 terms that best match 7 descriptions, eliminate 3 false statements, and identify 2 historical themes pertaining to Kennedy's new frontier and Johnson's Great Society.
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JFK, LBJ, and the Fight for Equal Opportunity in the 1960s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the presidencies and John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. In this American history lesson, students specifically analyze the civil rights support of the 2 presidents and their support of civil rights legislation....
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JFK; The 1960 Election and Foreign Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain the dilemmas that plagued the Presidency of John F. Kennedy and its foreign policies.
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Bay of Pigs Invasion

For Students 8th - 11th
A bright collage of photos, maps, and quotes open this video lecture, which details the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The most valuable part of this lecture, however, is hearing about the dynamics of the situation - why the US wanted to oust...
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Flashbulb Memories - Jackie Paintings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine photographs of Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband. After reading different points of view, they write their own critique of the photographs. They answer discussion questions and make their own...
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Military Advisers in Vietnam: 1963

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did the beginning of the Vietnam War factor into the Cold War with the Soviet Union? As part of a study of American involvement in Vietnam, class members read a letter address to President Kennedy and his response in which he...
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The Great Immigration Debate

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use Google to study immigration and the idea of globalization. In this immigration lesson, students use Google Docs, Google News Timeline, and Google Image Search to research the history of American immigration.
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Advanced Critical Reading: The Great Debates

For Students 6th - 11th
In this critical reading worksheet, students read a passage about The Great Debates between Kennedy and Nixon and answer questions based on the reading.
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Geography Application: The Cuban Missile Crisis

For Students 8th
A complete activity! The class reads the provided text, then answers the 7 critical-thinking questions. Topics covered are interpreting informational text, reading comprehension, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and US Policy. 
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American Presidents 20c

For Students 6th
In this matching worksheet, 6th graders match the U. S. president with an act, trial, policy, or event that occurred during his presidency. Students match 25 answers.
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The Cold War Thaws

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Cold War Thaws activity, students answer questions about various countries that resisted Soviet rule, as well as foreign policies of four U.S. presidents.
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Learning Guide to Thirteen Days

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While Thirteen Days is a fantastic film to use in the classroom in reference to the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, it is important to take care to effectively and properly incorporate its contents into your curriculum. This...
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Presidential Campaign Persuasive Speeches : Persuasive Writing, Politics, Language Arts, Maslow's Hierarchy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students pretend they are a presidential candidate from a supplied list and write an election speech (persuasive writing).