Are you looking for an activity that outlines the end of the rise of the Conservative Movement in the United States during the 1980s? Look no further
This "The Conservative Movement" Activity includes:
1) An activity that asks about the basic ideas of the the Conservative Movement such as what is the "New Right" and the "Conservative Coalition". This activity also introduces students to the leader of the conservative movement, Ronald Reagan, Students are asked about his background while running for president and what types of president they expect him to be based on his beliefs.
Next students will read quotes from Reagan regarding business and religion. They will analyze these quotes to help them better understand Reagan's beliefs or religion and the role of government in the lives of Americans. Next your students will read quotes from Billy Graham and Jerry Falwell that address religion in the United States. Students will get a better understanding of what these men believed about the role of government in the lives of Americans.
Once completed, students will have a great understanding of the conservative movement and the impact that it had on American society including the impact it has today.
This activity can be used in many different ways in the classroom. Students can work independently, in pairs or this activity can be used as a jigsaw in order to facilitate a class wide discussion about the topics discussed in the activity.
2) A detailed answer key to the lesson activity to save you time and help guide student comprehension.
This activity can also be found in a bundle paired with a PowerPoint, Keynote and PDF version of a fully customizable lecture found here:
The Conservative Movement Activity Bundle
If you like this activity, check out our Unit activity bundle that includes activities for all of the objectives in this unit.
Best of all, this activity aligns to our "Objective 9.6 - The Conservative Movement" video lecture, which can be found here:
Objective 9.6- The Conservative Movement
For more of our video lectures, check out our "You/Will/Love History" YouTube channel and subscribe for upcoming videos:
You Will Love History on YouTube
If you like the content of our store please head over to our Facebook page to like and follow us for updates on upcoming products and chances at free give aways!
You Will Love History Facebook Page
You can also visit our shop right here on TPT and purchase Activities, Objective Bundles, Unit Bundles, Semester Bundles, and our Course Bundle, all of which align to our video lecture collection on YouTube!
Flip your classroom and the way your students learn history TODAY!