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This weeks lesson:
Italy’s former leader leaves heirs a huge collection of ‘worthless’ art
-- 10/23/2023

Q: Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi died in June, and the media billionaire left behind a collection of 25,000 artworks described as mostly worthless by one of Italy's leading art critics. Berlusconi bought many of the works from late-night telesales programs. Where is Italy?

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Q: Despite many scandals and a tax fraud conviction, Berlusconi remained popular and the political party he founded returned to power last year in a coalition with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni. But, Meloni disagreed with Berlusconi’s support for which nation??

A. Iran
B. Israel
C. Russia
D. Ukraine



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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.