10 - HISTORY
US HISTORY II
CONTENT TOPIC 5: UNITED STATES AND GLOBALIZATION
1. Using primary sources such as campaign literature and debates, news articles/analyses, editorials, and television coverage, analyze the important policies and events that took place during the presidencies of John F. Kennedy (e.g., the confrontation with Cuba over missile bases, the space exploration program, Kennedy’s assassination), Lyndon Johnson (the Great Society programs, the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts, the Vietnam War and anti-war movements, the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy), and Richard Nixon (the creation of the EnvironmentalProtection Agency, diplomacy with China, détente with the Soviet Union, the Watergate scandal, and Nixon’s resignation).