Teaching With Documents: Founding Documents of the Peace Corps


Subject:
United States History , Documents , Twentieth Century

Description:
Background about the founding of the Peace Corps, which is "one of President John F. Kennedy's most enduring legacies. Yet it got its start in a fortuitous and unexpected moment," an extemporaneous speech at the University of Michigan in 1960. The site includes documents and photos, teaching activities, and a document analysis worksheet. From the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Publisher:
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/peace-corps/


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