President Johnson and Vietnam Teacher Resources
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"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
9th - 12th
Students explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. For 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...
Cold War Conflict in Vietnam: The Vietnam-Era Presidency
10th - 12th
Comparing and evaluating various media types is a great way to build critical analysis skills. Learners read about the Vietnam era presidency, specifically the foreign policy established by Johnson and Nixon. Then they compare several...
Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must make a decision about the United States' actions during the Vietnam War.
Primary Source Worksheet: Clark Clifford, Letter to Lyndon B. Johnson
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...
Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr., Excerpt of Telephone Conversation
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...
Famous Photographs of the Vietnam War: Images that Influenced Peoples' Opinions About the War
Tenth graders analyze photographs featuring the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, 10th graders investigate selected photographs for the war and note their impressions of the photographs. Students consider the impact of...