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Secondary – November 17

“When you grow up in a totally segregated society, where everybody around you believes that segregation is proper, you have a hard time. You can’t believe how much it’s a part of your thinking.” -Shelby Foote, born on this date in 1916. Describe a time you learned your thinking was confused because everyone surrounding you was thinking the same way.

Secondary – November 16

On this date in 1907, Oklahoma was admitted to the United States. If you had to set a story in Oklahoma, what kind of story would it be – and what would happen?

Secondary – November 13

“If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I already know it what does the formula teach me?” -Augustine of Hippo, born this date in 354. Explain whether Augustine’s statement applies to subjects other than math and science.

Secondary – November 12

On this date in 1892, the first professional football game took place between the Allegheny Athletic Association and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club. Explain your opinion about the role of professional sports in our culture.

Secondary – November 11

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of this 11th month in the year 1918, an armistice treaty ended the war to end all wars. Explain why countries and people kept fighting after that.

Secondary – November 10

Which is more important: intelligence or wisdom? What’s the difference, and why is it important?

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