Reading Through History is pleased to present The 1970s & The 1980s. It includes 161 pages of student activities related to the major figures and events of American history from the election of Richard Nixon in 1968 up to the signing of NAFTA in 1992.
The 1970s & The 1980s:
The workbook spans nearly twenty-four years of modern American history. This is the go-to resource for any teacher in need of information or student reading activities in a U.S. History or World History course. This resource manual is sure to be a perfect fit for any classroom, whether it be elementary school, middle school, or high school. There are 36 reading lessons in all, and each has several pages of student activities to accompany the reading, including multiple choice questions, guided reading activities, vocabulary exercises, and student response essay questions.
Topics include: the 1968 Presidential Election, Nixon’s Visit to China, Watergate, the American Indian Movement, the Wounded Knee Incident, The Equal Rights Amendment, the National Organization for Women, Title IX, the Bicentennial Celebration, the Camp David Accords, the Oil Embargo, the Iranian Hostage Crisis, the Election of 1980, the Iran-Contra Affair, the Challenger Disaster, the End of the Cold War, the “Just Say No” Campaign, HIV & AIDS, the US Invasion of Panama, the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, the
Persian Gulf War, the Rodney King Riots, and NAFTA.
This volume also includes biographies for: Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, the Ayatollah Khomeini, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Muammar Gaddafi, and Sam Walton.
The 1970s & The 1980s can be purchased by clicking on one of the two links below: