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Analyzing Day 1 of the RNC The Republican National Convention began Monday, August 24, with a roll call of state delegates and the formal...
Analyzing Biden's Acceptance Speech Joe Biden accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president on August 20 during the final night of the...
AOC speaks at the DNC
Understanding the Role of Delegates at the DNC Read the summary, watch the video of AOC at the DNC (see transcript ), and answer the discussion...
A Hundred Years after the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. To read the...
Beirut Blast Causes Turmoil Read the summary, watch the video, and then answer the discussion questions. On the afternoon of August 4, 2020, two...
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Mail-In Voting and U.S. Postal Service Funding The pandemic is pushing more voters to cast ballots by mail, including an increase in mail-in voting...
Kamala Harris Selected as Vice Presidential Candidate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made his choice for running mate on August 11...
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President Trump's Executive Orders and Limits on Power After Congressional negotiations on a COVID relief bill stalled, President Donald Trump signed...
By Syd Golston Watch the NewsHour video on the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing below with your students and read the article below (...
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The Electoral College, "Voter Fraud" and Election 2020 In the first episode of a brand new podcast, Office Hours, produced by EXTRA interns Ramses...