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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.

South Korean lawmaker fights trade deal with tear gas -- 11/28/2011

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Q: Coughing from tear gas sprayed by an opposition legislator in parliament, South Korea's governing party rammed through a free-trade agreement that has sharpened a political divide between the government and the opposition and between big business and voters unhappy with deepening economic inequality. Where is South Korea?

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