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RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

Caribbean nation of Barbados plans to fire the queen -- 09/21/2020

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Q: The former British colony of Barbados plans to become a republic next year and leave its colonial past behind by replacing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state. Barbados – the easternmost island in the Caribbean – gained independence in 1966. Where is the Caribbean Sea?

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Q: “Barbadians want a Barbadian head of state,” according to statement from the government. Most of the nearly 300,000 citizens of Barbados are descendants of …

A. African slaves

B. British colonists

C. Caribbean Amerindians

D. Spanish sailors

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