By John Pilger
Expatriate journalist and film-maker John Pilger writes approximately his place of birth with life-long affection and a passionately serious eye. during this absolutely up-to-date version of A mystery nation, he can pay tribute to a bit identified Australia and tells a narrative of excessive political drama.
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Write two sentences for each word, using the word in two different ways. 1. arms SENTENCE 1: __________________________________________________________ SENTENCE 2: __________________________________________________________ 2. coast SENTENCE 1: __________________________________________________________ SENTENCE 2: __________________________________________________________ 29 UNIT 2 HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY WORDS PREVIEW Test your knowledge of the vocabulary terms, skills, and concepts you will study in this unit.
Most were “put down”—a nicer way of saying they were killed. Members of the Vietnam Dog Handlers Association have not forgotten their heroes. Through their efforts, a War Dog Memorial was erected at California’s Riverside National Cemetery. The statue was dedicated in February 2000. Soon after, the president signed a bill protecting the dogs of war when they are no longer needed for service. This law requires the military to de-train the dogs and put them up for adoption by ex-military handlers.
________________________ ________________________________________________________________ 36 UNIT 2 Lesson 3 HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY WORDS The World Wars Students of history often find charts helpful—especially for comparing and contrasting. Charts can show you similarities and differences at a glance. The chart below compares and contrasts World War I and World War II. WORLD WAR I WORLD WAR II 1914–1918 1939–1945 Causes Growing power struggles erupt when Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of AustriaHungary, is killed by a Serbian assassin.