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70 resources with the concept richard nixon

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American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
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Nixon and the Court — The Supreme Court

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was Nixon's strategy when dealing with the Supreme Court? Find out using a strategic resource. Pupils view a video about Nixon, read background information about judicial nominees for context, and engage in discussion regarding...
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The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Do pupils know that the Vietnam War spanned a period of 30 years? A war that long is bound to leave devastating effects. Help young historians develop a comprehensive understanding of the war through multiple units on the subject that...
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An Overview of the Vietnam War

For Teachers 7th Standards
What is the best way to explain the devastation of war in an age-appropriate way? Here's a resource that makes it easier for young historians to understand the experiences of soldiers during the Vietnam War. Pupils participate in a...
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Principles vs. Practices

For Teachers 10th Standards
Have you ever wondered what your own World Order would look like? Scholars use primary and secondary documents as well as video clips to investigate and analyze the Cold War. Using the sources, the principles and practices of nations...
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Political Debates: Advising a Candidate

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Debates are a key part of presidential campaigns, and high school historians get a chance to analyze debates from the past and present: first, the debate between Nixon and Kennedy, and then a recent debate of their choosing. Also...
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President Nixon 1969 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Richard Nixon, newly sworn in as the 37th president of the United States, reflects on the decades between his January 20, 1969 inaugural address and the beginning of the next millennium. Emphasizing the American dream, peace versus war,...
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Henry Kissinger and Detente

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China evolve between 1950 and 1970? Your young historians will complete a timeline of events with evidence that the relationship between these two great nations was...
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History of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource shows video clips and still images while dramatic music blasts in the background. Written commentary is provided, but it moves quickly. While it probably moves too fast for a note-taking guide to accompany it, consider...
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Nov. 17, 1973 | Nixon Declares 'I Am Not a Crook'

For Students 9th - 12th
Connect events of the past to events of today. Budding historians read an eight paragraph passage describing the Watergate scandal. They then connect the Nixon scandal to sex scandals of recent times. There are six critical thinking...
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Nov. 8, 1960 | Kennedy Is Elected President

For Students 9th - 12th
Using the presidential election of 1960 as background information, learners consider the push of electoral reform. They read about the events and issues surrounding President Kennedy's win in 1960 and compare them to the same issues...
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Fill-In - October Event in History

For Students 7th - 12th
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....
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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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Watergate and White House Scandals

For Teachers 8th - 11th
How scandalous! Take your class through the more implicating pages of American history with this lesson, which compares Watergate to other White House scandals (Iran-Contra, Teapot Dome, or Whitewater). Then create a timeline of...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Stormy Sixties

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Intended for use with The American Pageant by David Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen, and Mel Piehl, this slideshow includes maps and graphs that detail politics and social dynamics in 1960's America. The textbook is not necessary for...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Students also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War instructional activity, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war....
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Impeachment!

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the impeachment proceedings against Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and William Clinton. In small groups they conduct Internet research on one of the three Presidents, and present a "brief" on the case,...
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White House Scandals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the Watergate scandal. They compare and contrast the Watergate incident with other White House scandals.
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Constitutional Issues: Watergate and the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students take and defend positions on what conditions contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a constitutional government. They debate whether or not the government should have prosecuted Nixon over the Watergate scandal.
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The Brief American Pageant: The Stalemate Seventies

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A glimpse of the political and economic contexts of the 1970's, this series of slides includes two graphs (median family income and Consumer Price Index) and a map that details the results of the 1972 Nixon-McGovern Presidential...
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A Study of Vietnam through Primary Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover details about the Vietnam Era. In this 20th century American history lesson, students participate in classroom station activities that require them to analyze speeches by President Nixon, music from the era, and...
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Watergate Articles of Impeachment

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the charges brought against President Nixon. In this 20th century America lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from Articles of Impeachment and respond to the provided discussion questions about the Watergate...
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Nixon Farewell Address: Any Last Words?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students take a closer look at Nixon's exit from office. In this 20th century American history lesson, students read Richard Nixon's Farewell Address and respond to discussion questions regarding it.