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Aim all Classes: JFK and the Cold War.

Google Presentation: JFK and the Cold War

The Bay of Pigs
The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Video Edited Version of Thirteen Days 35:00

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Aim all Classes: The Space Race and the Nuclear Arms Race

Video: Race to the Moon

The Space Race Google Presentation

Video: The Space Race and the Cold War

Video: The Atomic Cafe



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Aim all Classes: The Assassination of JFK 

Beyond Conspiracy - Kennedy Assassination (10:31)

JFK 1991 (Jim Garrison-Kevin Costner Speech) (8:07)

JFK 1991 (Kevin Costner Single Bullet Theory Conspiracy) (9:56)
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All Classes Test Review Today
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Test Today
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Aim all Classes: The Vietnam War

Google Presentation:The VIetnam War: Part I

Vietnam

History of Southeast Asia
The Geneva Accords
The National Liberation Front (the Vietcong)
The Domino Theory
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
The Ho Chi Minh Trail
Agent Orange
Frustration grows in the US

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Aim all Classes: The Vietnam War at Home

Google Presentation: The Vietnam War: Part II @ Home

The Youth Protest
The Generation Gap
The Counterculture
Opposition to the Draft
The War Losses
1968- A Year in Crisis
The Tet Offensive
Credibility Gap
Walter Cronkite's Editorial
The Election of 1968
Eugene McCarthy
Robert Kennedy

Vietnam War Handout 


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Aim all Classes: Antiwar Protests and Music.

Google Presentation: The Vietnam War: Nixon and Vietnam

The Draft
Burning Draft Cards
Kent State University
Jackson State

The Counterculture Revolution Handout 

 

All Classes Homework: The Vietnam DBQ. Due Monday 5/13

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All Classes: The Vietnam War, Nixon and Vietnam

The Election of 1968
The Democratic Convention
Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago
The Wallace Candidacy
The "Silent Majority"
Nixon Wins
"Peace with Honor"
Vietnamization
Expanding the War to Cambodia
Escalation for Peace
The Paris Peace Accords
The War Ends
The PEntagon Papers
The Legacy of the VIetnam War
The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial

 

Nixon in Vietnam Handout 

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Aim all Classes: The Presidency of Richard Millhouse Nixon, Foreign Policy

Easing of the Cold War
Detente
Balance of Power
Nixon goes to China
Nixon goes to the USSR
SALT I 
The Yom Kippur War
Oil Embargo

Presidency of Richard Nixon Handout

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Aim all Classes: The Presidency of Richard Millhouse Nixon, Foreign Policy

A brief History of Israel
Arab Israeli Tensions
The Yom Kippur War
Shuttle Diplomacy

Latin American Policy: Chili and Salvador Allende
Augusto Pinochet

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Aim all Classes: The Presidency of Richard Millhouse Nixon, Watergate

Affirmative Action
Inflation
Stagflagtion
The Energy Crisis 
Watergate and Coverup
Impeachment
Resignation 
Gerald Ford Becomes President

Watergate Scandal Video

Handout

Honors Homework: Outline the following link about the Watergate scandal. Due Wednesday 5/15
Video link option.

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Aim all Classes: The Presidencies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter

Time for Healing
Pardon
Vietnam Amnesty
Carter and the Energy Crisis
Three Mile Island
Panama Canal Treaty
Camp David Accords
SALT II
USSR invades Afghanistan
1980 Olympics
Crisis in Iran (Hostages)
Election of 1980
President Carter Handout

Video: Gerald Ford and the 70s

Video: President Jimmy Carter

Honors Homework: Outline the following link about the Reagan Presidency. Due Thursday 5/16

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Aim all Classes: The Presidency of Ronald Reagan

The Reagan Revolution
Deregulation
Air Traffic Controllers Strike
Reaganomics (supply-side) economics
Sandra Day O'Connor
Government Deficits
Star Wars (SDI) Strategic Defense Initiative
Iran-Contra Scandal
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mr. Gorbachev Tear Down this Wall 
Glasnot and perestroika
INF Treaty
Reagan and Bush Handout 

Video: Reagan's Domestic Agenda

Honors Homework: Outline the following link about the end of the Cold War. Due Friday 5/17
Video link option.

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Aim all Classes: The Presidency of George H. W. Bush

New World Order
START
Poland and Lech Walesa
The Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Collapse of the Soviet Union
Military Coup 
Boris Yetsin
The End of the Cold War
Tiananmen Square
The Persian Gulf War
Operation Desert Shield
Operation Desert Storm
The Clean Air Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act

Video: George H.W. Bush & the End of the Cold War

Video: Persian Gulf War

Video: Persian Gulf War @ Home

Handout President Bush and Clinton 

Honors Classes: Test Review Sheet: Due Thursday 5/23

Regents Classes: Test Review Sheet: Due Thursday 5/23

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Aim all Classes: Presidents William Jefferson Clinton & George W. Bush and Barack Obama

Budget Deficits
Peace and Prosperity
Budget Surplus
Impeachment
NAFTA
The Election of 2000
Bush v. Gore 
Bush Tax Cuts
The Powell Doctrine
Global Economy / Internet
Global Warming
The War on Terror
Afghanistan / Taliban
al-Qaeda / Osama Bin Laden
The USA Patriot Act
Department of Homeland Security
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The Election of 2008
The Great Recession
Banks on the Brink
The Housing Crisis
The American Auto Industry
Stimulus Spending
Slow Recovery
The Election of 2012
Newton Shootings and Gun Contol
The Marathon Bombings in Boston

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All Classes: Class Trip to the Intrepid Air and Space Museum

 

Honors Classes Test Review. Create your own text review sheet using the following link.

Regents Classes Test Review: Create your own test review sheet using the following link.


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Aim all Classes: End of Quarter Test Today


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Aim All Classes: Test Review Today. 8th Grade Curriculum Final Exam Review Sheet One

 

 

 

 





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Aim All Classes: Test Today on Review Sheet One

 


Honors Classes:
 Test Review Sheet Due Tuesday 5/28

Regents Classes: Test Review Sheet Due Tuesday 5/28

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Aim All Classes: Test Review Today. 8th Grade Curriculum Final Exam Review Sheet Two

Honors Classes: Test Review Sheet Due Thursday 5/30

Regents Classes: Test Review Sheet Due Thursday 5/30

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All Classes: Practice test today for the final. Review Sheet Two

 

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Aim All Classes: Test Review Today. 8th Grade Curriculum Final Exam Review Review Sheet Three

Honors Classes: Final Exam Review Sheet Due Monday 6/3

Regents Classes: Final Exam Review Sheet Due Monday 6/3

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All Classes: Practice test today for the final. Review Sheet Three

 

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