Legacies: Nixon is an engaging and rigorous look at a past presidency which is often invoked in today's political climate. But who was Nixon? What drove him? In this unit, your students will examine these questions and more as they sharpen critical thinking and reading skills!
This unit pairs well with Julius Caesar and other political texts. With its excerpts from Machiavelli and historical speeches, the connections are endless! This unit also explores the intricacies of the Watergate scandal and the lessons that can be learned from it.
The unit includes word wall images, 117 presentation slides, daily learning guides, embedded assessment practice, and much more for up to 8 weeks of instruction. Students will focus on the political, moral, and economic lessons to be learned from Nixon's presidency.