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Common Core State Standard
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 raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey -- 08/13/2018

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Q: President Donald Trump said last week he was doubling tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum – an announcement that plunged the value of Turkey’s currency and worsened the nation’s economic troubles. Where is Turkey?

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Q: Last week’s announcement followed failed talks to convince Turkey to release an American pastor. Relations between the United States and Turkey have been strained over many other issues including how to deal with a civil war in which nation on Turkey’s southern border?

A. Armenia

B. Greece

C. Iran

D. Syria



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