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RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

'Flickers of progress' in Myanmar -- 11/21/2011

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Q: President Barack Obama announced last week that he will send Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Myanmar next month amid what he called "flickers of progress" toward democracy in the nation. Where is Myanmar?

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