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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.

2 West African presidents reject term limits -- 10/19/2020

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Q: The presidents of Guinea and Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) are running for third terms this month in spite of limits set by the constitutions of their West African nations. Where is West Africa?

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Q: The two men – 82 and 78 years old – have both held power for a decade. The president of a neighboring nation was ousted in an August coup. Which nation is on Guinea's northeastern border and Ivory Coast's northern border?

A. Liberia

B. Mali

C. Nigeria

D. Togo



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