This worksheet was designed to accompany the 1994 theatrical movie "Forest Gump" starring Tom Hanks. I have used this 142-minute movie at the end of my U.S. History class to review significant events of the 20th century.
The video study guide
This worksheet was designed to accompany the 1985 theatrical movie "Back to the Future" starring Michael J. Fox. I have used this 116-minute movie in my U.S. History class to help students better understand life in the 1950s.
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In this activity, students will create a 1950s album cover. Instructions include a list of important people/events and an "album cover" template. It is an excellent test review project that forces students to use their notes and text book.
This powerpoint presentation contains 28 slides about JFK's presidency. Notes include the 1960 election, Cuban Missile Crisis, and JFK's Assassination.
Each slide contains a brief summary of an event / person and a picture. Students enjoy the
This worksheet was designed to accompany the 1993 theatrical movie "DAVE" starring Kevin Kline. I have used this 110-minute movie in my U.S. Government course to help students better understand the office of the president.
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This powerpoint presentation contains 15 slides about LBJ's presidency. Notes include LBJ's Path to Power, The Great Society, and the Warren Court.
Each slide contains a brief summary of an event / person and a picture. Students enjoy the simple,
This worksheet was designed to accompany the 2005 theatrical movie "Cinderella Man" starring Russell Crowe. I have used this 144-minute movie in my U.S. History class to help students better understand the Great Depression.
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This powerpoint presentation is 59 slides about life in the U.S. in the 1950s. Topics include Brown vs. Board of Education, Baby Boom, Rock 'n' Roll, and Urban Renewal.
Each slide contains a brief summary of a person / event and a picture. Students
This powerpoint presentation has 17 slides filled with more than 70 key events, important ideas, and significant people associated with Manifest Destiny. The presentation is divided up into 14 themes including Jefferson's Presidency, Settling the
This powerpoint presentation contains 37 slides about the Civil Rights Movement. Notes include Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael, and Significant Supreme Court Cases.
Each slide contains a brief summary of an event / person and a
This powerpoint presentation contains 65 slides about pre-United States history. The story begins with Asians crossing the Bering Strait in 13,500 BCE and ends with the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Each slide contains a brief summary of an
This worksheet was designed to accompany the 1988 theatrical movie "Stand and Deliver" starring Edward James Olmos. I have used this 103-minute movie in my Advanced Placement class to inspire my students prior to taking the AP exam. The worksheet
This powerpoint presentation contains 14 slides about The American Revolution. The story begins with the French and Indian War and ends with John Adams' election. The presentation is filled with more than 60 notes.
Each slide contains a brief
This power point presentation contains 18 slides about The Civil War. The story begins with Slavery in the Territories and ends with the Collapse of Reconstruction. The file contains information about key people (Lincoln, Sherman, and Grant) and key
This powerpoint presentation contains 82 slides about The Great Depression. The story includes significant events/people, the New Deal, and 1930s pop-culture.
Each slide contains a brief summary of events / people and pictures. Students enjoy the
This powerpoint presentation is a 60 slide introduction to the Cold War. Key events include the Potsdam Conference, Berlin Airlift, Communist China, Korean War, and McCarthyism.
Each slide contains a brief summary of the event and a picture.
This PowerPoint presentation contains 67 slides about the Vietnam War (start to finish). Notes include the Vietminh, Ho Chi Minh, Vietcong, Gulf of Tonkin, Lyndon B. Johnson, William Westmoreland, New Left, Tet Offensive, 1968 Election, Richard