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Common Core State Standard
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.

Puerto Rico’s governor resigns after protests -- 07/29/2019

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Q: Gov. Ricardo A. Rossello of Puerto Rico announced his resignation last week, saying he could no longer credibly remain in power after widespread protests and the threat of impeachment. Where is the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico?

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Q: Rossello was already reeling from allegations of corruption when when revelations of obscene online chats mocking women, gays and hurricane victims set off the protests. Puerto Rico is a U.S. . . .

A. Autonomous dependency

B. Colony

C. Federal district

D. Territory



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