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1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit

1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
1960-Present 3 Week Comprehensive Unit
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This is a Social Studies unit covering 1960-present day. It is comprehensive and includes notes, Powerpoint slides, activities, and technology. This unit starts with the Cuban Missile Crisis and includes the Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and the War on Terrorism. It also has information about the Middle East crisis and the importance of the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The standards covered are SS5H8 The student will describe the importance of key people, events, anddevelopments between 1950-1975.a. Discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War.c. Describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President JohnF. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr.SS5H9 The student will trace important developments in America since 1975.a. Describe U. S. involvement in world events; include efforts to bring peace to theMiddle East, the Persian Gulf War, and the War on Terrorism in response to September 11, 2001.The following portions of the standards were covered more in depth in the Civil Rights and Cold War units.SS5H8 The student will describe the importance of key people, events, anddevelopments between 1950-1975. b. Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement; include Brownv. Board of Education (1954), the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on WashingtonWashington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jrd. Discuss the significance of the technologies of television and space exploration.SS5H9 The student will trace important developments in America since 1975.a. Describe U. S. involvement in world events; the collapse of the Soviet Union,b. Explain the impact the development of the personal computer and the Internet hashad on American life.
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69 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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