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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.

Dutch court rules on a massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina -- 07/22/2019

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Q: A court ruled last week that the Netherlands was just 10 percent to blame for the deaths of 350 of the more than 7,000 men and boys massacred more than 30 years ago in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Where is the Balkan country of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

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Q: In the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Dutch United Nations peacekeepers turned over 350 Muslim men to Bosnian Serb forces who later committed the massacre. Balkan countries long have been wracked by religious and ethnic fighting. The geographic area of the Balkans got its name from ...

A. Mountain range

B. Peninsula

C. Steppe

D. All of the above



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