Lyndon Johnson s domestic policy unit 1 lesson 6 10 help
U1L06B1 – Unit 1 Blog-Write a limerick about Lyndon Johnson’s domestic policy.
A limerick is a 5 line poem with a rhyme scheme of AABBA. Limericks are also often amusing.
Johnson putting his hand out to help the poor
Making sure blacks no longer felt emotionally sore
putting kids in school
making helping look cool
finally making social reform the core.
U1L07B1 – Unit 1 Blog-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963 at the March on Washington. His uplifting words motivated activists to continue to fight for equality. Think about a topic that you feel passionately about and write your own “I Have a Dream” speech motivating people to join your cause. Use the excerpt of his speech in the lesson reading as a guide to help you in your writing.
U1L08B1 – Unit 1 Blog-Below is an image from the anti-war movement. Analyze the image – What do you see? What can you infer? What is the mood of the image? After some reflection, write two captions for the image, one from the point of view of the protesters, one from the point of view of the officers.
U1L09B1 – Unit 1 Blog-A mission statement is a statement of purpose for an organization, company, or person. Imagine you are part of the group to form the National Organization for Women (NOW) during its creation. Betty Friedan has asked you to write NOW’s mission statement to tell women what the group’s purpose is.
U1L10B1 – Unit 1 Blog-On March 31, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation outlining the steps to be taken to seek peace in Vietnam and to announce his decision not to seek reelection. Click here to read excerpts from that speech. In your post, summarize what Johnson stated was necessary for peace in Vietnam and his reason(s) for not seeking reelection. Why do you think Johnson waited until the end of his speech to announce he would no longer pursue reelection? Finally, take a position. Do you think Johnson should have sought another term as president? Cite evidence from either the lesson videos, reading assignment, or the text of the speech to support your response.