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Texas Voting Laws Face Backlash

Texas Voting Laws Face Backlash

Texas-based companies and business leaders asked state lawmakers to reject two proposed bills that would change voting procedures. The bills come from Republican leaders seeking to limit voter fraud.
Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine and Russia have a complicated history. Throughout the past, many different countries controlled the area that we call Ukraine. Much of that area came to be part of the Russian Empire in the late 1700’s.

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Elbe Day

Elbe Day

Elbe Day is the day the Soviets and Americans met at the Elbe River, near Torgau in Germany. The Soviets advanced from the East and the Americans advanced from the West. This divided Germany in two. It marked an important step toward the end of World War II in Europe.
Compass Rose

Compass Rose

Cartographers put a compass rose on a map so that you can see where things are located in relation to another. A compass rose can be a simple 4 Point with just the 4 cardinal directions that we learned in the previous video: North, South, East, and West.
Italy

Italy

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This is an illustration of Italy on a scroll. It has a transparent background and can be used as clip art, or a digital image for a slideshow, and more.

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Relative Location vs Absolute Location

Relative Location vs Absolute Location

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Knowing how to use relative and absolute locations can be difference between your pizza getting delivered to your house or the middle of the ocean!
Cartographer

Cartographer

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When looking up the word cartograph in a dictionary you will find it means a map or chart. So, essentially a cartograph is a map The etymology, the origin, or how the word was created comes from ancient Greek The Carto part of the word comes from this χάρτης Which I can’t read — but my research shows it’s pronounced like “khártēs”
Relative Location

Relative Location

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Relative location is used in every day conversation. You describe where you are by describing what is nearby for example.
Compass Rose

Compass Rose

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Cartographers put a compass rose on a map so that you can see where things are located in relation to another. A compass rose can be a simple 4 Point with just the 4 cardinal directions that we learned in the previous video: North, South, East, and West.