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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.

Trump resumes peace talks with Taliban in Afghanistan -- 12/02/2019

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Q: President Donald Trump went to Afghanistan Thanksgiving Day, visited U.S. troops and announced that he had resumed peace negotiations with the Taliban in America’s longest-running war. Where is Afghanistan?

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