We found 24 resources with the concept the presidency of john f. kennedy
A Case Study of Presidential Inaugurations: Kennedy and ObamaLesson Planet
8th - 12th
How do the inauguration ceremonies of a president-elect reflect the values of that president? This is the question presented to government students as they research and compare the inaugurations of John F. Kennedy in 1961 and...
On This Day: Cuban Missile CrisisLesson Planet
3 mins 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewJust 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...
US History and Government Examination: January 2011Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe 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...
US History and Government Examination: June 2014Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe 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...
On This Day: President John F. Kennedy - Life, Death, LegacyLesson Planet
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewJohn 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...
(Mis)Reported and (Mis)Remembered: The Vietnam WarLesson Planet
11th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat are the complicated legacies of the Vietnam War? Learners consider the question as they examine videos and primary sources from the conflict. After examining footage and documents such as the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and an op-ed...
Relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold WarLesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Writing About Informational Text The Berlin WallLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
On June 26, 1963 President John F. Kennedy delivered his famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech close to the Berlin Wall at the Rudolph Wilde Platz. On June 12, 1987 President Ronald Reagan Delivered his famous "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down...
President Kennedy 1961 Inaugural AddressLesson Planet
14 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The strong, direct words of President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address provided a philosophical turning point to 20th century American democracy. For 13 poignant minutes, the 35th president cautioned his fellow citizens about showing...
The History of the Cuban Missile CrisisLesson Planet
5 mins 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.
DVD Lesson Plan: Thirteen DaysLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here you'll find a fine teacher reference for presenting the film Thirteen Days, a dramatic interpretation of the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Kennedy administration. It includes a brief description of the film, learning objectives, a...
Virtual Tour of John F. Kennedy LibraryLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Pupils take a virtual tour of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. In this Kennedy presidency lesson, students access the library via the Internet and take notes on the experience. Pupils write essays using the information they...