President JFK's Race to Space Speech

President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
President JFK's Race to Space Speech
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This product is a Google Form on President JFK's Race to Space speech in 1961. The form includes the transcript and a video recording of the speech is embedded into the form. This is a great way for students to read the speech with President JFK. The students will then answer the 8 questions on the form.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) served as 35th President of the United States. He was president during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Civil Rights Movement, and the beginning of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963. He delivered this speech about space to a large audience at Rice University in Houston, Texas in May of 1961. A month earlier, a Russian had become the first human to orbit the Earth. By 1969, Americans succeeded in being the first to walk on the moon. As students read the speech, they should consider what space exploration represented to Americans at the time.

This product is editable and the answers have been shuffled.

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