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In this lesson, students will listen to a variety of songs or tracks from the 1980’s that were protesting about certain aspects of the Reagan era.  Students will be given a list of eleven songs/tracks with the lyrics of each song protesting either the nuclear arms race, Reaganomics, the Iran-Contra affair or the AIDS epidemic. The task of each student is to analyze the meaning behind the lyrics of each song and explain the controversial event, policy or issues that the protest song was about.
Subject:
U.S. History
Level:
High School
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Date Added:
07/16/2021
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
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Text/HTML

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