April Break Updates

Posted in Test Things on April 23, 2018 by mrkufs

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Grades are done for the Short Answer Quarterly Exams.  They are in the portal.  Four students must complete it when we get back ASAP.  The DBQ’s are graded as well.  MANY are missing.  I need them emailed to me at jkufs@jecsd.org or handed in the days we get back.

You should be:

  • Completing your 13 of 18 Questions due Monday for a TEST grade.
  • Reading 30/31 Amsco and taking a picture of you and your AMSCO with @kufs #APUSH on Instagram or #KUFS #APUSH anywhere.
  • Watching the Watergate Documentary scrolling down on this website.

Billy is helping me with the slip quizzes. They will end up test grades.  Tedious process for sure!

Enjoy your break and talk to you soon!

Mr. Kufs

 

 

 

 

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Watergate Documentary

Posted in 1970's on April 20, 2018 by mrkufs

Seeing Vietnam on Television

Posted in 1960's, Culture on April 17, 2018 by mrkufs

Part of the trouble for LBJ was that Americans were seeing the horrors of the Vietnam War on their televisions every night.

1965-1970 Documentary

Posted in 1960's, Uncategorized on April 12, 2018 by mrkufs

1968 Electoral Map

Posted in 1960's on April 12, 2018 by mrkufs

1968 Electoral Map

Map showing Nixon’s win against Humphrey and Wallace

Tet Offensive of 1968-Knowing the US Would Never Win

Posted in 1960's, Cold War with tags on April 12, 2018 by mrkufs

The Tet Offensive was a military campaign during the Vietnam War that was launched on January 30, 1968 by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies. It was a campaign of surprise attacks that were launched against military and civilian command and control centers throughout South Vietnam, during a period when no attacks were supposed to take place.

The operations are referred to as the Tet Offensive because there was a prior agreement to “cease fire” during the Tet Lunar New Year celebrations. Both North and South Vietnam announced on national radio broadcasts that there would be a two-day cease-fire during the holiday. Nonetheless, the Communists launched an attack that began during the early morning hours of 30 January 1968, the first day of Tet.

Hippies of the 1960’s

Posted in 1960's, Culture on April 12, 2018 by mrkufs

A brief documentary about the hippies of the 1960’s.

“Hey, Hey, LBJ, How Many Kids Did You Kill Today?”

Posted in 1960's, Culture on April 12, 2018 by mrkufs

This song is a driving force of the factors that kept Lyndon Johnson from running for re-election in 1968.

1964 Election “Daisy Ad”

Posted in 1960's, Cold War on April 12, 2018 by mrkufs

Lyndon B. Johnson helped lock up the 1964 Presidential Election over Barry Goldwater with the running of this iconic ad painting Goldwater as a war monger.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech”

Posted in Civil Rights, Speeches on April 10, 2018 by mrkufs

This amazing moment in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in August of 1963 was Dr. King at his best. The last 3 minutes are not to be missed.

JFK Assassination in Slow Motion

Posted in 1960's, JFK on April 10, 2018 by mrkufs

A tragic day in American history when an American President is assassinated in front of our very own eyes.

Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, KN 1954

Posted in 1950's, Civil Rights with tags on April 9, 2018 by mrkufs

The Warren Court decision said that “separate but equal” of Plessy v Ferguson was INHERENTLY NOT EQUAL. This landmark decision meant that integration replaced segregation across the land.

Martin Luther King, Jr. 6 Minute Biography

Posted in African-Americans, Civil Rights on April 9, 2018 by mrkufs

JFK Berlin Speech

Posted in 1960's, JFK, Uncategorized on April 8, 2018 by mrkufs

Kennedy slams communism in his epic speech in West Berlin in 1963.

Leave It To Beaver Grilling Scene

Posted in 1950's, Uncategorized on April 8, 2018 by mrkufs

I Love Lucy Chocolate Scene

Posted in 1950's, Uncategorized on April 8, 2018 by mrkufs

Elvis on the Ed Sullivan Show

Posted in 1950's, Uncategorized on April 8, 2018 by mrkufs

JFK First Inaugural Speech

Posted in 1960's, JFK on April 8, 2018 by mrkufs

1960 Election Debate JFK and Nixon

Posted in 1960's, JFK on April 8, 2018 by mrkufs

This debate sees television play a role in a campaign for the first time.

Eisenhower Doctrine to the Middle East in 1957

Posted in 1950's, Cold War, Speeches on April 4, 2018 by mrkufs

The term Eisenhower Doctrine refers to a speech by President Dwight David Eisenhower on 5 January 1957, within a “Special Message to the Congress on the Situation in the Middle East”. Under the Eisenhower Doctrine, a country could request American economic assistance and/or aid from U.S. military forces if it was being threatened by armed aggression from another state.[1] Eisenhower singled out the Soviet threat in his doctrine by authorizing the commitment of U.S. forces “to secure and protect the territorial integrity and political independence of such nations, requesting such aid against overt armed aggression from any nation controlled by international communism.”

-Wikipedia