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98 reviewed resources for lyndon b. johnson

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Johnson's Great Society (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 15 matching questions regarding Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete...
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The Sixties: Notes from the Ho Chi Minh Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians research the rationales for fighting the Vietnam War, and the controversies surrounding it. They watch film clips, examine photographs, and read Lyndon B. Johnson's message to Congress to gather information for a...
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20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
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Selma - Montgomery March

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In 1965, only 300 out of 14,000 African American citizens were registered to vote in the sleepy town of Selma, Alabama. The Dallas County Voters League and Martin Luther King Jr. lead marches designed to protest the ridiculous tests...
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TOPPS—Presidential Inaugural Speeches

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Analyze the inaugural speeches of selected presidents in this primary source analysis instructional activity. Middle schoolers collaborate to analyze an excerpt from Lyndon B. Johnson's inaugural speech and evaluate the speaker's...
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LBJ Diaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the presidential achievements and regrets of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this primary source research lesson, students read excerpts of LBJ's diary and conduct further research on topics mentioned in the diary. Learners then...
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The 1960s in America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
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The New Frontier and the Great Society

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this 1960s American history worksheet, students identify the 7 terms that best match 7 descriptions, eliminate 3 false statements, and identify 2 historical themes pertaining to Kennedy's new frontier and Johnson's Great Society.
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Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. They read the background to the Vietnam War and the social, political, and miliary issues surrounding the War and how they affected President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program. ...
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The foreign and domestic policies of Lyndon B. Johnson

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study and evaluate the successes and failures of LBJ's domestic and foreign policies. They formulate historical questions and defend findings based on inquiry and interpretation. Each student identifies, analyzes and...
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American Idealist Lesson 3: Participation through Public Policy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners explore America's War on Poverty. In this American history lesson, students research the work of Sergeant Shriver regarding poverty during the Johnson administration. Learners share their research finding in an essay or oral...
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The Daisy Ad

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to one of the most famous ads, the Daisy ad, with a brief informational text. Pupils read about the political climate at the time it came out and response to text-dependent questions as well as discussion...
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Great Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the Great Society.  In this U.S. history and government lesson, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
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Chapter 24 – The JFK & LBJ Administrations

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century American history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the Kennedy and Johnson presidencies and respond to 46 short answer questions.
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War Support

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video clip on Vietnam war veterans. They discuss the video on Vietnam War veterans. Students use the veterans statements about the war to relate it to the decrease in support for the war. They read section 3, and...
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The Great Society and A Thousand Points of Lights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare 2 preseidental speeches. In this presidential agenda lesson, students compare and contrast a Lyndon B. Johnson speech with a George H. W. Bush Speech. 
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LBJ and Vietnam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers describe how President Johnson deepened American involvement in Vietnam. They discuss how Vietcong and North Vietnamese were able to frustrate the American military. Students give specific examples and relate it to the...
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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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Civil Rights Act of 1964

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was JFK a fallen Civil Rights hero—or a fraud? Learners examine Kennedy's own words and those of his critics to decide for themselves. After examining Kennedy's actions before his assassination, they determine what sort of legacy he left...
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Voting Then and Now

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the impact of the Voting Rights Act as they examine voting practices today. In this voting lesson, students research details regarding the Voting Rights Act and then read a handout regarding voting data from the early...
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Cold War Politics in The Space Race

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Whoever controls space will control the world, " Lyndon B. Johnson said after the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik. This fueled the space race and encouraged the United States' goal of landing a man on the moon before the...
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US Presidential Assessment

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze primary documents.  In this American History lesson plan, 9th graders research historical events to determine to what extent presidents achieved the goals stated in their inaugural addresses.  Students create a...
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The Nation in Conflict: The Vietnam War

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore American involvement in the Vietnam War. For this research skills lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the involvement of the United States in the war and the impact of the war on American...

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