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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Chocolate makers protected from lawsuit over child slavery in Ivory Coast

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Juneteenth, a new national holiday, marks slavery's end after the Civil War

A new federal holiday was marked Friday with a day off for government workers. Congress voted last week to commemorate June 19, known as Juneteenth, as the day U.S. slavery ended in 1865. Many states have recognized Juneteenth for decades, but o...

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Chinese astronauts arrive at new space station


Chinese astronauts have arrived at the new Tiangong space station as part of their country's first crewed mission in nearly five years. The three men will spend three months in orbit to bring the first module of the station into service. China has se...

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This week's word in the news: GROUNDWORK

DEFINITION:

To do work in preparation for work that will be done later; preparation made beforehand.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Pence served as Donald Trump’s vice president and since his former boss’ electoral defeat in November has seemingly been laying the groundwork for a potential White House run.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution -- 06/21/2021

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Do all Americans pay a fair share?

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