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Foreign Events

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  1. What major foreign events took place in your lifetime? Were any specific countries or issues in the news persistently?

  2. What event was it that affected you? A war? The formation of a country? The change of a regime? Were family or friends directly involved? How did these factors affect your reaction to the event?

  3. If you could have been there, what would you have done? Why? In what ways could you have affected the event, if, at all?

  4. What did you think were some important results from this event? What impact, if any, did it have on other countries?

  5. At the time, did you feel it was handled well by the people and government of the country, as well as by other countries? How did you think the event could have been handled differently?

  6. Did you foresee the occurrence of this event? What caused you to think it would happen?

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