By Kirk Schriefer
The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 booklet sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy studying and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yankee event that might certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but in addition beginners overseas who need to know extra concerning the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice kingdom. even supposing the passages are constrained to an straightforward point of language hassle, their kind is still brilliant and actual. Readers may be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed through the great thing about the Grand Canyon, excited about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by means of the occasions surrounding Watergate. e-book 4: occasions A: The Alamo B: Boston Tea celebration C: Civil battle D: melancholy Years E: Elections F: Farming G: Gettysburg handle H: historic vacation trips I: Interstate street procedure J: Jefferson Burr Election Dispute okay: Kennedy Assassination L: Lunar touchdown M: Mardi Gras N: New Deal O: Oscar evening P: Prohibition Q: Quartering Act R: Reconstruction S: large Bowl T: Thanksgiving U: Underground Railroad V: Vietnam struggle W: Watergate X: XYZ Correspondence Y: Yahoo Land Fraud Z: Ziegfeld Follies
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12) Mrs. Kennedy lit an “eternal flame” to _____________________ over the President’s grave. thirteen) medical professionals labored _____________________ to avoid wasting the President. 14) exposure plans referred to as for the President to _____________________ via motorcade. 15) Governor Connally, even supposing heavily _____________________, later recovered. DOWN: 1) The vehicles _____________________ the freeway for the final a part of the stopover at 12:30 p. m. 2) John Kennedy was once buried with complete _____________________ honors. three) The Texas institution booklet depository was once a construction alongside the _____________________ of the motorcade. five) The violent and _____________________ loss of life of President Kennedy stunned the realm. eight) Lee Harvey Oswald _____________________ simply forty eight hours after the President’s loss of life. nine) 3 photographs rang out and President Kennedy_____________________ down in his seat. 10) At forty three, John Kennedy used to be the youngest President ever _____________________ within the usa. eleven) At approximately 1:15 p. m. , Oswald used to be _____________________ for the homicide of President Kennedy. K5 ANSWER KEY the most concept a) The occasions of the Kennedy assassination. knowing WHAT YOU learn 1) a few of John Kennedy’s accomplishments as President contain the profitable dealing with of the Cuban missile problem, the signing of the Civil Rights accounts into legislations and making the gap application a concern. 2) President Kennedy went to Dallas to heal a cut up within the Texas Democratic get together. three) The assassination happened in Dallas, Texas at 12:30 p. m. on November 21, 1963. four) Lee Harvey Oswald was once arrested for the homicide. days after the assassination Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald. REMEMBERING information 1) F 2) F three) F four) T John Kennedy was once the youngest U. S. President to die in workplace. 3 pictures have been fired on the President and one hit Governor John Connally. Lee Harvey Oswald was once arrested for John Kennedy’s homicide. INFERENCES 1) d 2) b observe strength 1) a 2) c three) b four) c five) a 6) b CROSSWORD PUZZLE throughout: four) limousine 6) youngest 7) attended nine) surprised 12) burn thirteen) desperately 14) trip 15) wounded DOWN: 1) approached 2) army three) path five) unexpected eight) died nine) slumped 10) elected eleven) arrested K6 L: Lunar touchdown 1 2 Human area shuttle and touchdown on different planets have been merely attainable in technology fiction books and flicks as lately because the Nineteen Fifties. but if President Kennedy dedicated the USA to touchdown somebody at the moon earlier than the tip of the sixties, fiction was once quickly to develop into fact. in the course of the Nineteen Sixties a number of manned house flights have been winning and every made a contribution to furthering the space of the following. it began with the Mercury software, which used to be the earliest U. S. venture to place an astronaut into area. The Mercury flights tested brief orbits round the earth. subsequent got here the Gemini software, which carried astronauts every one undertaking. Gemini used to be by way of the Apollo software. Gemini and Apollo flights prolonged these orbital lengths till that tremendous second in heritage: the Apollo eleven flight. three It takes loads of energy to ship a spacecraft to the moon.