• 7th & 8th History

    7th-8th History – April 29 – May 3

    WATERGATE, CONSERVATIVE RESURGENCE Day 1 – Read Basic History, vol. 5, 263-275 up to #2. Day 2 – Read Basic History, vol. 5, 275-286 up to #3. Day 3 – Read Basic History, vol. 5, 286-298. Day 4 – Read Basic History, vol. 5, 298-304. RECITATION -“I Have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. Recommended reading – Any biography of Ronald Reagan or Margaret Thatcher.   This day in history – May 3, 1979 – Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher was chosen to become Britain’s first female Prime Minister as the Tories decisively ousted the incumbent labor government in parliamentary elections. VIETNAM & THE 1970’S Day 1 – Read…