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482 reviewed resources for presidential government

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(U.S Foreign Policy and the United Nations)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the implications of American foreign policy. In this foreign policy instructional activity, students analyze politcal cartoons that depict the United Nations during the Korean War era and the Persian Gulf War era. 
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Politics in Recent Years

For Students 8th - 11th
In this contemporary history learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages and then respond to 20 short answer questions about 1990's America.
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Justice & The Generals: Education - Lesson Plan 4 - United States: Friend or Foe of Human Rights? | PBS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners asses and analyze the role of the United States in El Salvador and the Ford v. Garcia trial. They determine the circumstances and individuals that guide United States foregin relations within the context of human rights.
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How to Use an Almanac

For Students 6th
In this reference guide worksheet, students focus on the usage of an almanac. Students study the given page to learn about the facts available and how to use the table of contents in this reference material.
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Haiti's Recovery - Lessons in Health, History, and Globalization

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After the devastating earthquake in January, Haiti's recovery efforts continue and provide rich learning opportunities for students.
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Who Gets the Job?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Cabinet, and match Cabinet positions with current secretaries. They evaluate the qualifications of each secretary, then develop sets of qualifications for two Cabinet positions.
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The Debates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the history and purposes of debate, and analyze the different debate formats. They rate the candidates' presentations in the debates, and apply debate strategies to their own debates.
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Be the Press: Local Interviews, National News

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine two formats for newspaper articles, the "straight news" article and the "in depth" news article. formats for newspaper articles, the "straight news" article and the "in depth" news article. They write a newspaper article.
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Local and Global Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the characteristics that define a sustainable community at the local and global level. They create and prioritize a list of traits, read and discuss a magazine article, and create a poster.
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First In Their Fields

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this first in their fields worksheet, students view and discuss a time line that highlights many American women who have made major contributions in many fields. Students answer six comprehension questions associated with the time line.
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President Ronald Reagan

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this President Ronald Reagan worksheet, students read a 2 page article on the President and then answer 6 questions with multiple choice answers.
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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover the art of writing letters. In this writing lesson, students read letters written by President Harry Truman and then write a series of their own letters that would give insight into the times in which they live.
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The Turbulent 1960s (6)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history instructional activity, students answer 13 matching questions regarding 1960's America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Conflict Analysis: Should the US Join the War in Korea?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the involvement of the U.S. in the Korean War. In this Korean War lesson, 11th graders research why the U.S. became involved in the Korean War. Students use their findings to complete a conflict analysis chart.
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General Election in the UK

For Students 9th - 12th
In this United Kingdom election worksheet, students research the listed Web sites regarding elections in the country and then respond to 9 multiple choice and short answer questions about the selection.
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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym...
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Hugo Chavez

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous leaders worksheet, students read a passage about Hugo Chavez and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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US Patriot Act: Security vs. Privacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use readings, worksheets and discussion to explore the ramifications of the US Patriot Act which was passed by Congress shortly after September 11th. They review Constitutional Amendments and consider how they relate to the...
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Mahoney Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this literacy worksheet, students look for the words that are part of the word search puzzle that is focused around the theme of the sheet.
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The Myth of Voluntary Internment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the Alien Enemies Act and Executive Order 9095. They explore both the financial and emotional ramifications of having a parent arrested or interned. They research what daily life was like in U.S. Internment camps during...
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World War II Alien Enemy Control Program

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars review the history and language of the Alien Enemies Act and related laws as well as the Constitutional challenges it presents. They also review the World War II Alien Enemy Control Program and the Alien Enemy Hearing...
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World War II Alien Enemy Control Program

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review the history and language of the Alien Enemies Act, the meaning of writs of habeas corpus, and the various amendments to the Constitution covering issues of due process. They know how national security measures collide...
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Careers in the Capital

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the role that the president plays in appointing persons into the Cabinet or White House positions. Various positions that they might like to hold are researched and the changes that a new administrations creates in those...
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Thaw in the Cold War: Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discover how President Eisenhower's brand of diplomacy at this Pennsylvania farm temporarily eased the tensions of the Cold War.