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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.

13 charged in plot to kidnap Michigan governor -- 10/12/2020

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Q: Federal and state law enforcement officials arrested and accused 13 men of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, target police officers, set off bombs and “instigate civil war.” Where is Michigan?

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Q: The conspirators planned to take Whitmer to a secure location in a neighboring state, federal agents said last week. What state borders Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and shares a water border with the state’s Lower Peninsula?

A. Indiana

B. Ohio

C. Ontario

D. Wisconsin

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