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A Study Guide to the Four Freedoms
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This 2005 booklet explores the George W. Bush administration's policies in the light of FDR's "Four Freedoms" and asks, "How are we measuring up?"...
MLK on Mass Civil Disobedience, 1968 (excerpt/worksheet)
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  • Civil Rights Movement
  • High School
In March 1968, only a few months before his death, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech to the SCLC entitled "A New Sense of Direction." In the...
Andrew Carnegie and Philanthropy (Short Biography)
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  • Industrial Revolution
  • High School
A short biography on Andrew Carnegie that focuses mainly on his philanthropic endeavors. The text can be found on this webpage Photo courtesy of...
Arguments for Scottish Independence, 2013 (short reading)
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  • World History
  • High School
In April 2013, in the lead-up to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond gave a talk "Investing in an...
How Does Geography Shape China's Domestic and Foreign Policies? (short reading)
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This excerpt discusses how China's domestic and foreign policies have largely been shaped by its land size, historic borders, and access to natural...
Nigeria and the Horror of Boko Haram (short handout)
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What is Boko Haram and how did it originate? How did it turn into a violent movement? Why is it in Nigeria and who is its leader? How much does Boko...
How Does Oil Help Determine the Democratic Nature of a Nation? (short reading)
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  • World History
  • High School
Most oil-producing countries have had significant economic growth and rising living standards, yet with a few exceptions, there has been almost no...
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...