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Using what they have learned about the messages and language of fatwas, students will read and critique President Bush's Inaugural address and his challenge to terrorism and compare world coverage and reactions.
Inaugural Speech: President Sworn-In to Second Term
World reactions: World Press Electrified by Bush Vision (BBC News)
Students will also analyze other important political speeches, evaluating the impact on other nations:
The Declaration of Independence
President Kennedy's inaugural speech
President Bush's 2002 State of the Union address
FRONTLINE: Teacher Center, "In Search of Al Qaeda"
This lesson helps students examine how fear, hate and mistrust develop, what influence the media has on their perceptions, and the role of editorial cartoonists.
Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia
Eye on Saudi Arabia from Global Eye
This online lesson plan provides an interesting and concise picture of women's rights through five different individuals. Students will see how different women view the laws that govern their lives and their place in society.
Violence and Saudi Arabia
This lesson plan from The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer allows students to explore:
- The importance of Saudi Arabia to the Islamic people
- The increasing violence that is occurring in Saudi Arabia