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23 resources with the concept the presidency of richard nixon

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National Constitution Center: Hall Pass Videos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The National Constitution Center offers this collection of informative and entertaining videos intended to start conversations and develop critical thinking skills. Viewers learn about the rights granted by the constitution, about the...
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History Blueprint: The Cold War (US History)

For Teachers 11th Standards
In this well-organized and inquiry-based collection, high schoolers examine primary and secondary source documents and video clips in preparation for an investigation into the Cold War. Scholars analyze its beginnings, the global impact...
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Landing a Man on the Moon: President Nixon and the Apollo Program

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
New ReviewTake the small step for man and giant leap for mankind with the Apollo astronauts using primary sources. Young historians explore the documents related to the American space program up through the lunar landing, including presidential...
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Nixon Visits China: The Week that Changed the World

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
New ReviewSometimes one trip shakes up the entire world. When President Richard Nixon traveled to China, he defied international and political boundaries. Nixon was the first American president to visit mainland China, which was a communist nation...
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Around the World with First Lady Pat Nixon

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
New ReviewTravel the world with the First Lady!  Academics study images from Pat Nixon's travels as First Lady to discover her role in Richard Nixon's presidency. Historians match images to world locations, complete a worksheet, and participate in...
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Analyzing a Letter About Ford Pardoning Nixon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewOut of the mouth of babes ... often times comes gems. The activity uses a letter written by a third-grader in 1974 regarding President Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon. Scholars analyze the letter, complete a worksheet, and participate in...
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Evaluating Historical Presidential Campaign Ads

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Political ads flood the airwaves each election cycle. An activity including more than a dozen political ads from iconic presidential campaigns helps learners unpack how the sausage gets made during election "silly season." Using the...
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On This Day: President Ford Pardon of Richard Nixon

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Was Gerald Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon an attempt to move the country forward or the final corruption of the Watergate scandal? A collection of videos includes Ford's speech to the nation, as well as interviews with Watergate...
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On This Day: OPEC Declares Oil Embargo

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The memories of gas lines from the OPEC Oil Embargo linger in the memories of many Americans. A series of video clips—including those from experts on the subject of oil importation, Jimmy Carter addressing the country, and Congress...
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US History and Government Examination: January 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 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...
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On This Day: The Creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The Environmental Protection Agency often doesn't register as a critical government function, but the EPA works to protect communities. Using video segments from Scott Pruitt's confirmation hearing, a Barack Obama speech on the agency's...
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(Mis)Reported and (Mis)Remembered: The Vietnam War

For Teachers 11th Standards
What 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...
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Separation of Powers

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
After the Revolutionary War, the Founding Fathers were in a pickle. They needed to create a government, but how could they protect the people from a tyrant? The separation of powers was their answer! A video resource explores the history...
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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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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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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

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

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. High schoolers...
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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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New Frontier/Kennedy

For Students 8th - 11th
In this new frontier worksheet, students respond to 16 short answer questions about the Kennedy presidency events such as the Space Race, the Warren Commission, and other events.
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Watergate Scandal

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the climate of American politics. In this Watergate lesson, students analyze political cartoons and documents about the Watergate scandal and discuss the scandal's implications. Students then research other...
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Evaluating a Legacy: A Look at Richard Nixon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate the presidency of Richard Nixon. In this Nixon presidency instructional activity, students research how Nixon has been portrayed in media and popular culture since 1972. Students also research Nixon's foreign and...
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How to Write a Presidential Resignation Letter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine President Nixon's exit from office. In this presidential resignation lesson, students write their own letters of resignation from Nixon's perspective based on what they know about the circumstances of the event. Students...
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Nixon & the Imperial Presidency (1)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 12 multiple choice questions regarding the Richard Nixon presidency. Students may submit their answers to be scored.