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CNN Student News: Financial Glossary

Introduction: Use this CNN Student News financial glossary to help students understand concepts about today's U.S. economy that are currently in the news.

updated Wed Aug 26 2009 20:08:01

CNN Student News: Financial Glossary

Introduction: Use this CNN Student News financial glossary to help students understand concepts about today's U.S. economy that are currently in the news.

updated Thu Mar 05 2009 21:43:47

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Daylight-Saving Time

Use this explainer to help students understand the reasons for and history of daylight-saving time.

updated Sun Mar 01 2009 19:40:35

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that encourages all Americans to reflect on the ways in which women have shaped U.S. history. But how did this celebration come to be, and why is it held in March?

updated Thu Jan 29 2009 17:53:01

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Black History Month

February marks the beginning of Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that provides the opportunity for all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in the shaping of U.S. history. But how did this celebration come to be, and why does it take place in February?

updated Tue Jan 13 2009 22:28:35

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is January 19, 2009

updated Tue Jan 13 2009 22:27:35

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Presidential Inaugurations

Use this resource as a brief history of presidential inaugurations and the traditions associated with them.

updated Mon Nov 10 2008 21:40:17

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Veterans Day

On November 11, Americans pay tribute to everyone who has served in the U.S. military. But why was this particular date chosen, and how does this holiday differ from Memorial Day?

updated Wed Nov 05 2008 03:36:13

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Electoral College

The following resource contains answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Electoral College.

updated Thu Oct 16 2008 17:32:36

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Gas Prices

The price that your parents pay to fill up the family car is rising. Ever stop to think about what's behind the price at the pump? Here's a look at where the money goes when you buy a gallon of regular gasoline. (The percentages cited below, which are from the Energy Information Administration, may vary by month. This data is as of August 2008.)

updated Sun Oct 12 2008 18:44:45

CNN Student News: Financial Glossary

Introduction: Use this CNN Student News financial glossary to help students understand concepts about today's U.S. economy that are currently in the news.

updated Mon Sep 29 2008 13:31:19

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Debates

Historical Background: Presidential debates are a product of the television era. In 1960, Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy met in the first general election presidential debate, which was viewed by about 70 million people.

updated Tue Sep 16 2008 21:55:22

CNN Student News One-Sheet: The U.S. Constitution

Introduction September 17, 2008 marks the 221st birthday of our government. On this date in 1787, 39 men changed the course of history by signing the U.S. Constitution. But this document is not just some relic of the past -- it continues to guide the way we live our lives. Each time there is a case that addresses the roles of the U.S. government or the rights of its people, the courts interpret the words written in the U.S. Constitution to determine whether the law is in accordance with the Constitution. . This CNN Student News One-Sheet examines some connections between four contemporary issues and the U.S. Constitution.

updated Mon Sep 01 2008 08:44:27

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Hurricanes

Use this explainer to help your students understand hurricanes, a topic relevant to current news.

updated Wed Aug 27 2008 13:38:44

CNN Student News One-Sheet: National Political Conventions

Introduction If you have ever watched the Democratic or Republican political conventions, you have probably noticed that they have all the makings of a big party: a crowd, balloons and lots of noise. It wasn't always this way. Originally, the purpose of a convention was to nominate a political party's candidates for president and vice president. That's still the purpose, but today candidates are chosen in primaries and caucuses in the months leading up to the convention. The big party provides a media showcase that advertises the party's platform and presents the nominees to the public.

updated Fri Jul 11 2008 12:06:32

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Political Issues

Contentious issues have cropped up in presidential campaigns throughout America's history. Controversies from the past include slavery, isolationism, suffrage, civil rights, the prohibition of alcohol, and policies toward organized labor. The following issues are among those on the minds of voters in 2008.

updated Sun May 04 2008 19:42:01

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Political Polls

Use this information to understand how polls are conducted.

updated Wed Apr 09 2008 21:07:14

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Campaign Finance

Use this information to teach your students about campaign finance.

updated Mon Mar 17 2008 15:44:35

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Political Parties in America

There are two major national political parties in the United States: the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. But have those groups been at the forefront of American politics since the birth of the nation? This One-Sheet helps students learn about the history of political parties in America.

updated Sun Mar 16 2008 15:26:24

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Testing Tornado Myths

Since the 19th century, damage surveys have included reports of tornadoes moving entire houses while keeping them intact, driving pieces of straw into tree trunks in high-speed winds, and tearing asphalt pavement away from the road like an orange peel. The following facts can help distinguish between myth and reality concerning tornadoes.

updated Tue Mar 11 2008 22:10:48

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Space Shuttle Facts

Use this explainer to help students understand the history of the space shuttle program, a topic relevant to current news.

updated Fri Mar 07 2008 16:34:06

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Daylight-Saving Time

Use this explainer to help students understand the reasons for and history of daylight-saving time.

updated Wed Mar 05 2008 22:06:36

CNN Student News: Profiles in Women's History

The following profiles feature prominent women in the fields of politics, law, sports, science and business.

updated Sun Mar 02 2008 13:16:22

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that encourages all Americans to reflect on the ways in which women have shaped U.S. history. But how did this celebration come to be, and why is it held in March?

updated Mon Feb 04 2008 21:50:59

CNN Student News One-Sheet: The Right to Vote

The foundation of a democratic republic is suffrage: the right to vote. Universal suffrage extends this civil right to all adults without distinction to race, sex, belief, intelligence or economic or social status. In the United States, almost all adult citizens over the age of 18 may vote in the presidential election. To this day, U.S. citizens who reside in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories do not vote in presidential elections, but may vote in local elections.

updated Mon Feb 04 2008 21:46:29

CNN Student News One-Sheet: History of Black History Month

February marks the beginning of Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that provides the opportunity for all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in the shaping of U.S. history. But how did this celebration come to be, and why does it take place in February?

updated Sun Jan 27 2008 20:31:09

CNN Student News One-Sheet: History of the State of the Union

On January 28, 2008, President George W. Bush will deliver his annual State of the Union address. But what is the State of the Union, and what makes this presidential speech different from others?

updated Thu Jan 17 2008 16:21:59

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Martin Luther King Jr.

Use the following information as a springboard for your students to discuss and research the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

updated Mon Jan 07 2008 21:38:30

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Caucuses and Primaries

Use this explainer to help your students understand caucuses and primaries.

updated Thu Nov 29 2007 22:06:12

CNN Student News One-Sheet: HIV and AIDS

World AIDS Day is observed around the globe on December 1. Since the first World AIDS Day in 1988, governments, organizations and charities have worked to raise awareness of the global AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. Use the information in this One-Sheet to provide students with an overview about HIV and AIDS.

updated Sun Sep 23 2007 19:04:29

CNN Student News One-Sheet: The United Nations

Use this explainer to help your students learn about the history and composition of the United Nations.

updated Mon Sep 03 2007 16:24:41

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Gas Prices

The price that your parents pay to fill up the family car is rising. Ever stop to think about what's behind the price at the pump? Here's a look at where the money goes when you buy a gallon of regular gasoline. (The percentages cited below, which are from the Energy Information Administration, may vary by month. This data is as of July 2007.)

updated Thu Aug 23 2007 15:54:22

CNN Student News One-Sheet: Hurricanes

Use this explainer to help your students understand hurricanes, a topic relevant to current news.

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