Lessons for Presidents

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  • Poetry and the American Presidents - … about a president or the presidents by using the names of that president as part of your poem. You can turn the president's … particular president, have the students create a simile or metaphor for the president. Starters: President Lincoln was as honest as a __________? President Taft was as large as a __________? President Truman was …
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  • Prosecution or Persecution? - … why? - How do President Johnson's impeachment and President Nixon's resignation relate to President Clinton? - What responsibilities does the President of the United … involved in the current issues surrounding President Clinton (examples: President Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Representative Robert L. Livingston … . 7. Take on the perspective of President Nixon or President Andrew Johnson and write a letter to President Clinton, offering opinions and advice …
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  • The Life of a President - … (one per student) -resources for researching the life, presidency and legacy of President Ford, including computers with Internet access, history and civics … comparing the tone and content of the reportage on President Ford's presidency with the assessments offered in the obituary they read … figures (including past presidents, the current president and presidential hopefuls) about President Ford. What elements of his character and/or presidency do they address …
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  • The Vice Voice - … vice presidency in this lesson. You may also wish to briefly discuss the vice president's roles as "acting president" when the president is … Senate presidency to the vice president? How many vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency mid-term? How many have been elected after the president … he have? Was the vice president initially running for president? Did he run for president after serving as vice president? If so, did he …
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  • Promises and Priorities - … , students look to history to see what this president might learn from past presidents' early days in office. Finally, students chart the … Roosevelt. For homework, ask each student to choose a president from President Roosevelt to George W. Bush to research using Good Magazine … Mr. Bush's Beginning TIMES TOPICS: Barack Obama Presidential Elections Presidents and Presidency (US) OTHER RESOURCES: Good Magazine's "The Good Sheet …
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  • Hillary Clinton "in to win" US presidency - … ) and which are most boring (underline). Hillary Clinton / Democrats/ US President / The White House / in to win / campaigns / chatting / health care … Clinton "in to win" US presidency Hillary Clinton has ____ campaign to become the next president of the United States. If ____ … to find collocates, other meanings, information, synonyms ... for the words 'president' and 'candidate'. Share your findings with your partners. Make questions …
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  • Lincoln's Legacy - Then and Now - … of the results of presidents' decisions change our contemporary views of many past presidents. Our modern attitudes of President Lincoln vary greatly with … there are any other presidents who may have a similar legacy to President Lincoln. The students should answer President George Washington. Class can … about the legacy of President Lincoln Students analyze primary documents about President Washington Students read and write about President Washington's struggles in …
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  • The Controversial Bush Energy Program - … in forests and public lands. Upon taking office, President Bush appointed Vice President Dick Cheney to lead the National Energy Policy Development … the companies and individuals who were consulted. Vice President Dick Cheney, who led the President's taskforce on energy policy development, refused … ." He was referring to the fact that both Vice President Cheney and President Bush were oil industry executives before their election to …
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  • Divided War Powers: the President & the Congress - … them, national security became the chief concern of American presidents. In 1950, President Harry Truman saw communist North Korea's invasion of … constitutional questions: President Eisenhower and Iran President Kennedy and the Bay of Pigs President Ford and the "Mayaguez" President Carter and Afghanistan President George H.W. Bush and Panama President
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  • Presidents of the United States of America - … name any other Presidents that have come between George Washington, our first President, and George W. Bush, our current President?” -Allow a few students to name other Presidents Guided Instruction 1.) Today … and become familiar with their “portrait president’s” presidential term. 2.) Q: Whose “portrait president” was president before Thomas Jefferson: before 1801? -George …
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