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MLK on the 1967 Race Riots
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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...
Andrew Carnegie's New Year Greeting, 1914 (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Andrew Carnegie devoted the later part of his life to promoting world peace. He argued that just as men had realized the barbarity of dueling ("...
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...
The Legacy of Civil Liberty Legislation during WWI (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Why were the Espionage Act of 1917 and Sedition Act of 1918 passed during WWI? Were they the first laws that suppressed freedom of speech in the...
How Free is the Press in Russia? (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
In 2011, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs hosted a delegation of ten senior figures from the Russian media who were part of a...
How Democratic is Russia? (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
President Vladimir Putin has won the presidential elections twice and is very popular in opinion polls. Does that make his administration democratic...
How Did Russia's Oligarchs Rise to Power? (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Oligarchs control a vast amount of wealth and influence in Russia today. How did these business titans rise to power and what is their relationship...
Discrimination in Iran (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on May 1, 2006 about her book Iran Awakening: A...
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 Do We Know China? Let Us Count the Ways (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Rather than relying on state-run media and tours, Miriam and Ivan London investigated the conditions in China from 1965-1975 by interviewing refugees...