Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Gangs rule much of Haiti as it loses its last elected leaders
-- 01/23/2023

Q: Haiti lost its last 10 senators this month when their terms expired, leaving an appointed prime minister running a weak government unable to stop the warring gangs controlling most of the nation’s capital. Where is the nation of Haiti on the western side of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola?

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Q: Beset by natural disasters and the worst poverty in the Western Hemisphere, Haiti descended further into chaos after its last president was assassinated 18 months ago in his home on the outskirts of the nation’s capital ...

A. Havana
B. Kingston
C. Port-au-Prince
D. Santo Domingo



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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.