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(CNN Student News) -- January 23, 2009

Name that noun - Use the following clues to identify people, places or things that were mentioned on CNN Student News this week. Fill in your answers in the space provided.

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1. He was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States.

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2. People participated in more than 12,000 service projects across the U.S. to commemorate the birthday of this civil rights leader.

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3. In his inaugural address, this U.S. president declared, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

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4. He was the first U.S. secretary of the treasury.

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5. This U.S. president died of pneumonia only a month after delivering the longest inaugural address in U.S. history.

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6. She was confirmed as the new U.S. secretary of state.

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7. Israeli forces and Hamas militants each declared cease-fires in this Middle Eastern territory.

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8. This holiday has spurred a mass migration of approximately 188 million people.

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9. In his inaugural address, this U.S. president stated, "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country."

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10. This word means government ownership or control of a business or industry.

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