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    Week of April 09, 2018
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    April 9 2018

    precipice

    noun

    a point from which someone can fall, a cliff; in figurative terms, a turning point to danger, anguish,

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    April 10 2018

    anagram

    noun

    a word that is made from using all of the letters of a different word;

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    April 11 2018

    societal

    adjective

    related to a society, a community, group of people living within common governance;

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    April 12 2018

    starvation

    noun

    a condition in which someone does not have enough food to live;

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    April 13 2018

    competent

    adjective

    skilled, smart, able to perform a task with skill;

 
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  • Current events in Syria have centuries of history Current events in Syria have centuries of history
    April 16, 2018 - To understand World War II, one must study World War I. Maps of the Middle East before and after WWI are useful. For hundreds of years before WWI, Syria was a province within the Ottoman Empire. And to understand the international ban on chemical weapons that exists today, one needs to study the Geneva Protocol. It was signed in 1925 after the horrors of WWI gas attacks.
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  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Holocaust Remembrance Day
    April 12, 2018 - On April 19, 2017, Student News Net interviewed Irene Hasenberg Butter. She is a professor emerita and Holocaust survivor. When she was a teenager, she was briefly with Anne Frank in early 1945 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Seventy-three years after her horrifying experiences, Irene has written a book. It was released last week.
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  • Current events in Syria have centuries of history Current events in Syria have centuries of history
    April 16, 2018 - To understand World War II, one must study World War I. Middle East maps before and after WWI are useful. For hundreds of years before WWI, Syria was a province within the Ottoman Empire. And to understand the international ban on chemical weapons that exists today, one needs to study the Geneva Protocol. It was signed in 1925 after WWI gas attacks.
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  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Holocaust Remembrance Day
    April 12, 2018 - On April 19, 2017, Student News Net interviewed Irene Hasenberg Butter. She is a professor emerita and Holocaust survivor. When she was a teenager, she was briefly with Anne Frank in early 1945 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Seventy-three years after her horrifying experiences, Irene has written a book. It was released last week.
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If the population of the United States is 320 million, what percent of that number is represented by the population of Ireland?
about 15 percent
about 5 percent
about 1.5 percent
 
 
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