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Secondary – April 24

The United States Library of Congress was established on this date in 1800. The Library’s mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. About half its collection if 152 million items is in languages other than English. Why do you think the US Library of Congress should or should not...

Secondary – April 23

“They stumble that run fast.” Today is the accepted birthday of William Shakespeare in 1564. Explain your understanding of and opinion about this famous quote of his.

Secondary – April 20

“And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again.” –George Takei, born on this date in 1937. Explain what you consider to be the most important failing of your country’s...

Secondary – April 19

On this date in 1989, pro-democracy demonstrations began in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. After seven weeks, the Chinese military ended the protest with violence that killed somewhere between a few hundred and a few thousand demonstrators. Discuss where you think the line between demonstrations and disorder justify the use of force by public...

Secondary – April 18

Bob Kaufman, the man who inspired San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen to invent the term “beatnik,” was born on this date in 1925. He said, “I want to be anonymous. My ambition is to be completely forgotten.” How would you explain such an...

Secondary – April 17

Describe the last time you did something for the first time.

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