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Pope v. Trump: When religion and politics collide — Class Activity

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Pope Francis became the latest public figure to find himself in Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s crosshairs this week while on a trip to Mexico.
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NewsHour hosts Democratic Primary Debate tonight!

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Thursday night at 9 p.m. EST, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will face off once again, this time fresh from an overwhelming Sanders victory in the New Hampshire primary. Continue reading

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Do your students agree?: Less APs and extracurriculars on college applications, Harvard report recommends

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Start off class with a short current events writing assignment! Directions: After watching the video, ask students to write a response to any or all…read more

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“A date that will live in infamy”: Pearl Harbor remembered — Class Discussion

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Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. By the time the assault ended, four U.S. Navy battleships…read more

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First Democratic presidential primary debate: How did the candidates do?

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Have your students read the following article and watch some of the highlights from the debate. Then discuss the nature of debates and the candidates’…read more

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