The Century: America's Time - 1960-1964: Poisoned Dreams

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The Century: America's Time - 1960-1964: Poisoned Dreams

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1. Note Taking Guide for Students: This is essentially a blank section to take notes in.

2. Teacher Notes : A place for the students to write a short summary of what they have watched.

3. 3 MINI Quiz Questions: I like to use this as a verbal check if I did not assess them at the end of the video.

4. 3 Discussion Questions : I have chosen 3 discussion questions from the video that could be discussed at the end of the episode.

5. 10 Video Guide Questions: These are 10 questions that keep the students focused while they watch the video. I have included the discussion questions at the bottom.

6. 1 Essay question: I have selected one essay question to extend the video as HW or into the next day

7. Generic Guide: I have also made a 5 word generic guide for a class that might need a bit easier version of the above work.

The first few years of the 1960s promised a greater, stronger and more unified America than ever. America, as the undisputed leader of the free world, straddled the globe like Colossus. But within a few years the optimism of the first years of the decade would vanish, only to be replaced by the uncertainty of a new and unfamiliar world, and the national mourning of a fallen leader. This episode covers the years 1960-1963, and examines the events of the era such as the lunch counter sit-ins at Greensboro, North Carolina, the Kennedy years, the Cuban Missile Crisis and America's increasing involvement in Vietnam. The episode ends with the assassination of Kennedy and the loss of American innocence.

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The Century: America's Time - 1960-1964: Poisoned Dreams
The Century: America's Time - 1960-1964: Poisoned Dreams
The Century: America's Time - 1960-1964: Poisoned Dreams
The Century: America's Time - 1960-1964: Poisoned Dreams