PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men
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A topic on the 1930s to enrich understanding of To Kill a Mockingbird and/or Twelve Angry Men.
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NY Times: Jeffrey Dahmer

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NYT results for search term: Jeffrey Dahmer

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Brookings Institute: US Economy

Brookings Institute: US Economy | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it

"The U.S. economic recovery from the recession remains fragile amid weak job creation and persistently high rates of long-term unemployment. An anemic housing market, mounting U.S. government debt, and instability abroad all threaten to slow economic growth. Brookings experts analyze the full array of domestic and global economic issues, in order to provide better guidance to policymakers worldwide."

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Extremism in America: Introduction

Extremism in America: Introduction | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
An overview of right-wing extremist groups in the United States today. It serves as an introduction to other files containing detailed information about these individuals, groups and movements
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The Mess of No Child Left Behind

The Mess of No Child Left Behind | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
Ten years after its inception, it appears increasingly clear that NCLB will not meet its ambitious 2014 goals
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Rethinking Affirmative Action

Rethinking Affirmative Action | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
Supporters of affirmative action still have a legal path open to them: giving preference based on socioeconomic status.
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Racial Profiling in an Age of Terrorism

It is against this historical backdrop that we encounter post-9/11 efforts to combat terrorist acts on American soil, and examine the role that race should play in an effective effort to deter future attacks.
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March on Washington

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"On August 28, 1963, a quarter of a million Americans from across the United States converged on the nation's capitol in what was to become a defining moment in the Civil Rights movement."

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Remembering the Freedom Riders

Remembering the Freedom Riders | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
A new documentary on PBS stations captures the political complexities and drama of a pivotal chapter in civil rights history.
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Harper Lee News - The New York Times

Harper Lee News - The New York Times | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
News about Harper Lee. Commentary and archival information about Harper Lee from The New York Times.
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US Economy : NPR

US Economy : NPR | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
NPR news on the U.S. and world economy, the World Bank, and Federal Reserve. Commentary on economic trends. Subscribe to NPR Economy podcasts and RSS feeds.
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Anti-government Extremist Groups Increasing

Anti-government Extremist Groups Increasing | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it

New Report: Radical antigovernment movement continues explosive growth; SPLC urges government to review resources devoted to domestic terrorism | Southern Poverty Law Center

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World Religions & Spirituality | Westboro Baptist Church

World Religions & Spirituality | Westboro Baptist Church | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it

Timeline and history of the Westboro Baptist Church

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Race, Class and America at the Millennium. An NYU student journalism production.

Race, Class and America at the Millennium. An NYU student journalism production. | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it
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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom | PSHS English 9: To Kill a Mockingbird; Twelve Angry Men | Scoop.it

"The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and one of the first to have extensive television coverage."

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Ku Klux Klan -- Extremism in America

Once America's preeminent terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan today is a fragmented and amorphous collection of independent groups and individuals, constantly squabbling over diminishing memberships and limited resources.
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