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Side ASide B
Who are some important people in the story?
Mawi, Tsege, His mom and dad
Name two events that you thought were important?
Trick or Treating/Breaking down the parking meter
Name 4 hardships or struggles that Mawi faced.
Fights, Not having money, Parents not having good jobs
Name 3 life lessons we can learn from this book.
Don't fight Listen to your parents Don't break the law even if no one is around
What does Hilary Clinton want to change in the immigration policy? Would this help or hurt Mawi's family?
Make English a unifying language but support other languages
What does Mike Huckabee want to change in the immigration policy? Would this help or hurt Mawi's family?
Build a border fence with US Labor and material/Neither
What does John McCain want to change in the immigration policy? Would this help or hurt Mawi's family?
Make sure border is secure, then allow guest workers/Help
What does Barack Obama want to change in the immigration policy? Would this help or hurt Mawi's family?
Not make Americans turn in illegal immigrants/ Help
Name the four most important people in the story?
Mawi, Tsege, Mawi's mom and dad
Name four hardships/struggles Mawi faces.
Fights @ school, Not having $, Not having good jobs, and he's a minority
Name 3 life lessons that are important.
Don't fight Listen to your parents Don't break the law even if no one's around
Name the 2 transcontinental concerts that took place and what they did.
Live Aid- 60 bands playing in 2 cont. raised over $144 Million Band Aid-36 artists playing one song together; biggest seller in US and UK
What is the Peace Corps and what do they do to help?
A US Volunteer program that goes to developing countries and educates and provides food and medicine
What is the World Relief and what do they do?
Christan Organization that donates food, brings in medical specialists, and assists relocating refugees
Where are Eritrea and Ethiopia located? Who was Eritrea located in 1952?
East Africa, along red sea/Italy
What year was Eritrea annexed by Ethiopia? How long did they first fight for?
1962, 30 years
Name three issues why they had the war.
Border access, harsh government, and independence
Why did they fight for the border?
Ethiopia wanted access to the red sea
When was the first treaty signed? When did they begin war again? What was the reason?
1993/1997/immigration plans and poor communications
When was the next treaty signed?
What does refugee mean?
a person outside their country, fearing persecution because of race religion or beliefs
What percent of the population fled to Sudan?
What is a concentration camp like?
Little food, bad living conditions