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Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis

Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
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Students read excerpts from President Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech and answer 20 questions. There are a mix of academic, opinion, and creative questions. The answers are included where appropriate and this would be great for a sub! This would work for both US History and World History.

Sample questions include:
--List and describe the emotion(s) invoked by phrase “tear down this wall” from 3 unique points of view in 1987.
--Why does Reagan make an extra effort to provide a greeting specifically to those in Eastern Europe and East Berlin?
--Why do you think Reagan refers to the Berlin Wall as a "scar?"
--Make a clear, but academic connection, between the West German economic miracle and liberty.
--In one sentence explain why Krushchev's "we will bury you" statement was wrong.
--Using context clues, define "comity."
--Why could it have been a possibility that these were "token gestures?"
--Predict what the importance of, or value of, this speech might be 50 years from now and explain your thought process.

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Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
Reagan's Tear Down This Wall Speech Analysis
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