President Gerald R. Ford
About the President Gerald R. Ford Lesson
A lesson on President Gerald R. Ford. Students read about his life and accomplishments. The reading is accompanied by multiple choice questions.
• To present the major historical facts pertaining to Gerald Ford.
• To present the major achievements of the Gerald Ford presidency.
• To assess the student?s comprehension of Gerald Ford history.
The 38th President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford, was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1913 to Leslie Lynch King and Elizabeth Speer. His boyhood years were spent in Grand Rapids, Michigan. What is not well known is that Gerald was adopted at the age of 12 by Gerald R. Ford Sr. a successful businessman in Grand Rapids. The young Ford became the half brother of four brothers and two sisters.