Ch 24: McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 24: An Age of Limits

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The Age of Limits chapter of this McDougal Littell The Americans textbook companion course helps students learn the essential American history lessons of limitations in America. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Age of Limits textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the McDougal Littell The Americans An Age of Limits chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the American limitations topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • New Federalism, welfare reform and other components of Nixon's presidency
  • Nixon's economic policies
  • Nixon's foreign policies
  • The Watergate scandal
  • Gerald Ford's presidency and biography
  • Jimmy Carter's presidency
  • U.S. environmental history
  • Environmental movements of the 1970s

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5 Lessons in Chapter 24: McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 24: An Age of Limits
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Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

1. Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

President Richard Nixon entered office in 1969 with the hope of easing international relations and honorably ending the war in Vietnam. Learn about his various attempts at securing international peace.

The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

2. The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

The Watergate Scandal represented President Richard Nixon's wanton abuse of the executive privilege. Learn more about the scandal, those involved, the investigation and Nixon's inevitable resignation.

Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

3. Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

This lesson discusses the life and times of President Gerald Ford. Learn more about his personal and political life on the way to becoming the 38th President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

4. Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

President James 'Jimmy' Carter was elected president in 1976. Learn about the 39th President of the United States' foreign and domestic policies, including his successes and failures.

U.S. Environmental History: Movements & Timeline

5. U.S. Environmental History: Movements & Timeline

Have you ever heard of John Muir? Have you ever been to a National Park and wondered why it was preserved for future generations to enjoy? This lesson will discuss the major environmental movements in the United States since the 19th century, including the events that occurred, the people involved and the legislation which developed.

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