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  11.   Powerful Signatures
...eriously. 2. Distribute Powerful Signatures Student Reproducible 2 (PDF). Have students create a school amendment, using the information they have learned in Lesson 2. Wrap-up: Introduce students to the historic figures pictured on the bottom of the Classroom Poster and discuss their achievements. (Jimmy Carter made strides toward peace in the Middle East by signing the Camp David Accords, Sandra Day O?Connor, the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court, has been a key voice in defining American law, Frederick Douglass strengthened the antislavery movement by writing his autobiography, and Phillis Wheatley was the f...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  12.   Texas Kid Writes Book About Presidents
...Tim Russert, and former presidential candidate Howard Dean -- and he won! He wasn't surprised that he won. "In five years I've only been stumped twice," he told the Katy Sun. Noah has even talked with past presidents in order to verify or learn more facts about them. "It was really cool when I met Jimmy Carter and told him interesting things about himself," Noah told Scholastic News. "He didn't even know most of the stuff I was telling him." The Essential Book of Presidential Trivia is 250 pages long. Noah's book is published by Random House. He is Random House's youngest published author. He hopes his book will get m...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  13.   A Monument, Please, for the Big Cheese!
...s. Clay, papier mache, paint, and other supplies may be included. Students may also complete their monuments as homework. Extension activity: Instead of having students share their projects as themselves, ask them to pretend that they are the presidents who are being honored. ("My name is President Jimmy Carter. This is a monument in my honor made by ___. It is ___, and it represents my life because") Assessment Have each student show his or her monument to the class and share why it is relevant to the president it symbolizes. The teacher or students might create a rubric to rate students' monuments on established crit...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  14.   The Early 1980s: A Tough Time For Home Builders and Mortgage Bankers
...end could not be allowed to continue. Indeed, inflation had been declared public enemy number one. But what could be done? By the end of the 1970s, people had come to expect double-digit inflation rates. To reduce inflation, policymakers would need to reshape this inflationary psychology. President Jimmy Carter appointed Paul Volcker to serve as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board in August 1979. Volcker was highly respected by central bankers and economic policymakers around the world. The new chairman understood that the only way to tame inflation was for the Federal Reserve (Fed) to adopt new monetary procedures t...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  15.   It All Came Tumbling Down! The Break-up of the USSR,
...ntrol until 1982 when he died. During an era of Detente with the U.S., Brezhnev was able to slightly ease relations Eighth Grade, It All Came Tumbling Down! 2003 Colorado Unit Writing Project 4 E. with non-Communist countries, but stifled the decline within Communist countries. e. The presidency of Jimmy Carter and America's move into d tente put a greater focus on human rights. This focus on human rights initiated the signing of the Helsinki Accord by the United States, Canada and more than 30 European countries, including the USSR. The accords stated that the post WWI boundaries would be honored, ensuring the Soviet...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  16.   The Great Debate
...s technology, candidates, and the American public has changed. You can see these changes for yourself as you review Television Debate History: 1960-2000. Watch all of the videos and read the accompanying text from every election year, beginning in 1976 when Vice President Richard Nixon and Governor Jimmy Carter squared off. Compare that with how President Carter did in 1980 against Governor Ronald Reagan and independent candidate John Anderson. Next, compare President Reagan's 1980 performance with the one in 1984. In 1988, George Bush and Michael Dukakis met at two debates. In 1992, independent candidate Ross Perot an...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  17.   The Bill of Rights and Japanese Internment
...f the "Summary of Violations" with Article I, sect. 9, #2 Habeas Corpus, #3 Expost Facto and Bill of Attainder, 13th Amendment (Slavery), 14th Amendment (Citizenship representation, 15th Amendment (Right to vote). Executive Order 9066 was finally rescinded by Gerald Ford on April 19, 1976. In 1980, Jimmy Carter signed legislation to create the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC). The CWRIC was appointed to conduct an official governmental study of Executive Order 9066, related wartime orders and their impact on Japanese Americans in the West and Alaska Natives in the Pribilof Islands. I...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  18.   Lesson Plan on Dr. Samuel Mudd
...Included in this packet will be facts about Dr. Mudd's actions, trial, and conviction. It will contain facts about Dr. Mudd's efforts while at Ft Jefferson, and his official pardon. The packet will also include opposing viewpoints help by historians such as Dr. Mudd's descendants, former presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Regan and Dr. Edward Steers Jr. (a leading authority who believes in Dr. Mudd's guilt.) The teacher will explain to the students that they are to complete a letter, as described in the instructional objectives, using the information packet provided as the source of their factual support. ESOL Consider...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  19.   WorldNet Virginia
...because of rapid population growth and its requirements on their only water source - the Nile. Next to Israel, its hydraulic technology is the best in the Middle East. U.S. Negotiators: The United States has led the way toward peace in the Middle East even before the end of the Cold War. President Jimmy Carter iced the agreement between Israel and Egypt in 1977 and President Bill Clinton is very active in the latest phase of the peace process. Although influenced by a powerful pro-Israeli lobby in Washington, Arab-American groups have steadily increased their power in Washington. A lasting peace in the Middle East wou...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  20.   Ralph McGill: The Conscience of the South
...l Rights Movement shown in the film. Group 3 will write brief biographical sketches of the important people interviewed for the film. They will need kelp in creating a manageable list. The film includes comments from Herman Talmadge, William B. Hartsfield, George Wallace, Julian Bond, Andrew Young, Jimmy Carter, John Lewis, Vernan Jordan, Walter Cronkite, and others. Group 4 will create a master list of cultural characteristics that they observe in the film.* Display the completed timelines, biographies, and cultural characteristics on the wall or bulletin board. Ask each group to present their work to the class. Each...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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