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Teaching US government shutdown: What's the impact?

US government shutdown: What's the impact?

The partial US government shutdown has entered the new year as President Donald Trump's border wall standoff with Congress remains unresolved. \n\nOn Wednesday, Mr Trump insisted he would keep the government closed for "as long as it takes" to fund the border wall as he met top Democrats and Republicans at the White House.\n\nAs agencies drop all non-essential work, the consequences are wider-reaching than just quiet Washington DC streets and shuttered museums.

BBC News

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why are government agencies shut down and what are the effects?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.3 - Historical Process, RH.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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