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Homeland Security History: Born out of 9/11
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 not only changed many Americans sense of security, but it also changed the organization of the security...
Courage At Ground Zero
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2018
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  • Civic Participation
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Common Core
When the two towers of the World Trade Center were attacked on September 11, 2001 the towers collapsed in on themselves, creating a disaster area...
Themes of Belonging: Sandra Cisneros
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Sandra Cisneros writes about working class Latino life in America and has won many awards for her writing. She is best known for her book, “The House...
U.S. Apologizes for Deportation of Mexican Americans in the 1930s
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Pam Munoz Ryan’s novel “Esperanza Rising” tells the story of a family who leaves a life of privilege in Mexico for a migrant worker camp in...
Latinos in the Iowa Caucuses
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  • Elections
  • High School
Common Core
Iowa plays a big role in the Presidential election process because it’s the first state to cast its vote for a presidential nominee. The state is...
Economic Power of Latinos
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2018
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  • Elections
  • High School
Common Core
When Donald Trump announced he was running for President he made derogatory remarks about Mexican immigrants, characterizing them as criminals. The...
The Legacy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  • Narratives
  • High School
In April 2014, a Latin American literary icon died. Gabriel Garcia Marquez introduced magical realism and Latin American history to the literary...
Politics Post 9/11
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2018
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Common Core
The terrorist attacks on 9/11 had a dramatic impact on the political landscape in the United States. The focus shifted from domestic issues to...
Hacking the Presidential Election
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  • Elections
  • High School
Common Core
After the Democratic Party databases were hacked recently, election tampering has become a major concern for election officials. In May this year, a...
Black Vote in Presidential Election
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Common Core
As the presidential primaries continue, voters in the Democratic party are split between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont...