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BLENDED SOCIETIES:  SICILY’S JEWS RECLAIM A LOST HISTORY
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  • Ancient Civilizations
  • High School
New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW CAN THE JEWISH PEOPLE SUCCESSFULLY RE-ESTABLISH THEIR FAITH AND CULTURAL IDENTITY IN SICILY? Objectives: SWBAT analyze,...
ON TYRANNY
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2017
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New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW CAN WE AVOID THE TRAP OF TYRANNY THAT SURVIVES IN THE REALM OF “ISMS”? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and...
AMERICAN SPIRIT
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2017
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW CAN SPEECHES INSPIRE A HISTORICALLY LITERATE GENERATION? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted...
THE TROUBLE WITH REALITY - FAKE NEWS
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New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW IS REASON RELATED TO REALITY? (AP GOVERNMENT) Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted primary and...
DEMOCRACY
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2017
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New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: SHOULD THE QUEST FOR DEMOCRACY CONTINUE TO FUEL OUR FOREIGN POLICY FIRST AND FOREMOST? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate,...
ELBRIDGE GERRY - GERRYMANDERING
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New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW DANGEROUS WERE ELBRIDGE GERRY’S IDEAS? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted primary and...
AL FRANKEN:  GIANT OF THE SENATE - POLITICAL SATIRE
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  • Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens
  • High School
New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW TO WRITE AND ANALYZE POLITICAL SATIRE? Objective: SWBAT to understand satire; become familiar with the underlying concepts...
Grade School During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1973 (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
During the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao sought to impose his doctrines, known as "Mao Zedong Thought," on all aspects of Chinese society. Using...
Was Soviet Policy Dictated by the Empire's Strength or Weakness? (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
By 1981, the Soviet Union's economy was stagnant for years, yet it remained a global superpower because of its military might. This seemingly...
Is Iran a Theocracy, a Democracy, or Both? (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
On November 15, 2011, Mohammad Javad Ardashir Larijani spoke at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on a variety of topics...