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War in the Persian Gulf
Research the Persian Gulf War. Then write a journal entry as if you were a U.S. soldier fighting in the Gulf War.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
Research the life and career of Sandra Day O’Connor. Assume the role of President Reagan and write a letter to the U.S. Senate explaining why you nominated her.
Communism Collapses, Commonwealth Created
Research the collapse of the Soviet Union and the difficulties faced by the new Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Then create a graphic organizer with categories on economic challenges; political/governmental challenges; effect on crime; and relations with ethnic minorities.
Maps and Charts
Explore graphic resources on the breakup of the Soviet sphere and other topics.
Chapter Enrichment Links
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