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Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover 1970s America in an incredibly engaging and enlightening manner with this resource, which primarily details the major economic landscape of the decade of the period and the volatile presidency of Jimmy Carter. Topics covered...
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Confirming the Termination of Japanese Internment During World War II

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What words did President Gerald Ford use to describe the end of internment for Japanese Americans in the United States in 1974? Your pupils will read President Ford's direct proclamation and answer questions to analyze the tone and...
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Nov. 2, 1976 | Carter Defeats Ford in Presidential Election

For Students 9th - 12th
After reading about the presidential race in 1976, learners think critically about presidential legacy. They read all of the provided background information, related New York Times articles, and then respond to a writing prompt via blog...
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Shame on You!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Should public humiliation be an acceptable consequence for a crime? Have your middle schoolers engage in a round table discussion about the recent resurgence of the use of public humiliation as a punishment for crimes in the United...
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President Gerald R. Ford

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Gerald Ford activity, students read a 3 page excerpt on the life, career and death of President Gerald R. Ford. They then use the information they read to answer 8 multiple choice questions. The answers are on the last page of...
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Every-Day Edit: President Gerald R. Ford

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this proofreading activity, learners identify spelling, capitalization, punctuation and grammar mistakes in a descriptive paragraph and use editing marks to correct them.
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Betty Ford: One Day at a Time

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a video about Betty Ford and how her candid admission of her own battles with addiction has enabled others to face their own addictions. She has done the same for breast cancer, since she was First Lady of the US.
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A Calendar of Callers The President's House

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use primary resources (excerpts from the daily schedules of John F.Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan) to examine both the informal and constitutional roles of the president.
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Pardon Me- Should Nixon Have Been Pardoned By Ford

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research pro/con reactions to the Watergate Scandal online. In this US scandal lesson, students identify and evaluate reactions to the presidential pardon of Nixon by Ford. Students synthesize their research by writing a...
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President Fact Cards

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Study the American presidents of the twentieth century with fact cards. Starting with Theodore Roosevelt, the printable resource prompts learners to fill in information about the presidents' birthplaces, vice presidents, first ladies,...
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The Life of a President

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the life of President Gerald R. Ford. After reading an article, they discuss his legacy. They collect articles written during his time in office and examine the key issues of his presidency. They write an article about...
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A Presidential Pardon

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discover why President Ford pardoned President Nixon. In this 20th century American history lesson, 11th graders read the remarks made by President Ford during the pardon and respond to discussion questions about his...
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Mystery State #30

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mystery state worksheet, students answer five clues to identify the state in question. They then locate that state on a map.
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New $1 Coins Honor U.S. Presidents

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Elementary schoolers examine money, then read a news article about new coins being produced by the U.S. Mint. The teacher introduces the article with samples of American money and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece...
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The President's Assassin: Motives and Outcomes

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars investigate the assassinations of four American presidents. Through research, groups create a dossier on one of the four men who were the assassins. After presentations of the dossiers, the class looks for common traits in...
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$69 Million President

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students use the Internet to research and characterize selected presidents. In this presidential characteristics activity, students visit several websites, gather information on a particular president and then analyze him based on 7...
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Castro and the Cuban Revolution

For Students 6th
This resource provides a brief video describing key figures and events that were involved in the Cuban Revolution.
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Presidents Quiz

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this US Presidents worksheet, students complete a 7 question multiple choice quiz about United States Presidents in history.
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The 1970s in America

For Teachers 9th
In this 1970s worksheet, 9th graders answer ten questions with a word or phrase, decide which event (in three different pairs) occurred first, then link two groups of words together by writing what they share in common.
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20c American Presidents

For Students 8th - 12th
In this American Presidents worksheet, students respond to 25 matching questions that require them to match the 25 former Presidents to the appropriate phrases, events, or quotes.
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The Role of the Independent Counsel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the role of independent counsel. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding Watergate, Impeachment, and the role of independent counsel. Students respond to discussion...
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Sunken Millions for People in our Past

For Teachers 5th
This multiple choice review covers famous historical figures from all walks of life.  each slide has a scoring set up in the corner which assumes two teams and allows for hints and lifelines etc. but it is not clear how to use this...
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The Roles of the President

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore presidential duties. In this executive branch lesson plan, students examine myths regarding the role of the President of the United States and discuss them. Learners view a PowerPoint presentation that feature the...
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Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Of the many roles he played, Benjamin Franklin most wanted to be remembered as B. Franklin, Printer. Learners of all ages find out more about this amazing man through the activities included in the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Guide.  

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