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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.

Guam caught in a war of words with North Korea -- 08/14/2017

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Q: North Korea warned that the United States would “pay a price” over new UN sanctions and threatened to fire missiles in the vicinity of the U.S. island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. In turn, President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury." North Korea is about 2,100 miles northeast of Guam. Where is North Korea on this map?

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