Assignments & Activities
Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the 1960s Teacher Pass
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Document Analysis: John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
John F. Kennedy's famous inaugural address inspired millions and set the tone for his presidency. In this exercise, your students will revisit that address, consider its themes, and discuss whether the speech still has power. 1. Direct you...
Writing Assignment: Lyndon Johnson's Presidency
Lyndon Johnson built his political reputation as a domestic policy expert. But his presidency was increasingly dominated by an unsolvable foreign policy challenge, the Vietnam War. In this writing exercise, your students will draw upon a quote fr...