Scandals, Gossip, and the American Presidency
Students examine scandals that plagued offices of various American Presidents, research specific scandals in small groups, discuss their findings, along with scandals of other public figures, and explore gossip on personal level.
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Into the Twenty-First Century Chapter Review
In this United States into the 21st century worksheet, pupils review a chapter as they write 10 vocabulary words that match 10 descriptions, correct 1 false statement, and identify 2 themes from the new era of opportunity and challenge...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
American Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant
It's hard to believe that Ulysses S. Grant was nicknamed "Useless S. Grant" by his brother, especially after taking over after Abraham Lincoln's sudden death! Find out what Grant's biggest mistake was and what he ended up doing after his...
3 mins 5th - 8th Social Studies & History
History vs. Richard Nixon
Should we remember Richard Nixon only for his abuse of power and the scandal that resulted in the end of his presidency? Here is a fantastic TedEd video illustrating major highlights from Nixon's term as president of the United States,...
6 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fill-In - October Event in History
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History