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Teaching Politics From Camelot To Watergate

Politics From Camelot To Watergate

When John F. Kennedy defeated Richard Nixon in 1960, the United States was at the apex of its postwar optimism. The 1950s economy raised the American standard of living to a level second to none.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What events caused Americans to disengage from politics in this era?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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