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.

Thousands protest court plan in Israel -- 07/24/2023

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Q: A sweeping plan to limit the power of Israel’s courts has triggered seven straight months of protests by tens of thousands of Israelis, who claim Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his far-right allies are trying to grab power and are threatening to replace democracy with a “dictatorship.” Where is Israel?

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Q: Netanyahu’s government says the legislation would “correct” democracy by allowing lawmakers the freedom to implement policies — including greater benefits for the ultra-Orthodox minority and the operational annexation of the West Bank. Which of Israel’s neighbors previously controlled the area known as the West Bank?

A. Egypt

B. Lebanon

C. Jordan

D. Syria



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