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60-Second Presidents: Richard M. Nixon

Resource ID#: 164995

Primary Type: Tutorial


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View a brief, funny video about the 37th President, Richard M. Nixon, who re-established relations with China and wound down America's involvement in Vietnam... before resigning his office in disgrace following the Watergate scandal.

General Information

Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 11
Intended Audience: Students
Suggested Technology: Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones
   
Instructional Time: 1 Minute(s)
 
Keywords: U.S. History, grade 11, tutorial, President, Richard Nixon, executive privilege, Watergate, China, Henry Kissinger, Vietnam
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial Video/Audio/Animation
Resource Collection: Social Studies - U.S. History Existing Student Tutorials



Aligned Standards

Name Description
SS.912.A.6.13: Analyze significant foreign policy events during the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations.
Clarifications:
Examples may include, but are not limited to, the Domino Theory, Sputnik, space race, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, U-2 and Gary Powers, Bay of Pigs invasion, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin Wall, Ping Pong Diplomacy, opening of China.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 45-46. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.
SS.912.A.7.10: Analyze the significance of Vietnam and Watergate on the government and people of the United States.
Clarifications:

Examples may include, but are not limited to, mistrust of government, reinforcement of freedom of the press, as well as checks and balances. Examples may include, but are not limited to, mistrust of government and reinforcement of freedom of the press.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 49-50. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.