Argo (2012): Iran Hostage Crisis
00:03:08 - 00:04:56
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Protestors storm the US Embassy in Tehran, Iran in 1979 and hold both diplomats and citizens hostage.

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  1. What is happening at the American embassy?
  2. How are the embassy staff being treated?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe U.S. involvement in the Middle East such as support for Israel, the Camp David Accords, the...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the impact of major events associated with the Cold War and independence mov...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    summarize the rise of independence movements in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia and reasons ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...

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