Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
This Week's lesson:
Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks its 300th anniversary
Huge street demonstrations have escalated this summer in Hong Kong, a global financial hub that is a semi-autonomous region of China. The original focus was a proposal by the regional government to let local authorities send arrested dissidents ...
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President Donald Trump expressed interest in buying Greenland, the world’s largest island. But Denmark's government and people in Greenland weren't too excited by the idea. “I hope it is a joke — to not just buy a country but also its people,” said M...
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
This week's word in the news: PROMENADE
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Gunfire erupted Friday morning near the Third Street promenade in Santa Monica when a guard carrying money from an armored truck shot at a man armed with a knife who police say tried to rob him.
The Los Angeles Times -- 08/19/2019
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