Remembering 9/11

UNITED STATES Twelve years ago, the U.S. suffered the most devastating terrorist attack in our nation’s history. The coordinated suicide attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people. (National Geographic Channel) Use our resources to understand “Survivors’ Stories.” Discussion Ideas Read our article “Survivors’ Stories,” and watch some of the videos … Continue reading Remembering 9/11

Iranian Elections Cause a Worldwide Stir

The June 12 democratic elections in Iran should have yielded a President to serve under Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, but this was not quite the case. Eighty-five percent of Iran’s forty-six million voters cast ballots in favor of one of four candidates.  Although election results in this country, four times the size of France, usually take at least twenty-four hours to process, after only four hours, … Continue reading Iranian Elections Cause a Worldwide Stir