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Guam Congress Walkout
Author: Valerie Tanayan
Grade 8

The purpose of this lesson is to explore the Guam Congress Walkout of 1949 by evaluating its historical context, key events, and impact on Guam’s path to self-government. Students will compare this protest with the Boston Tea Party, understanding its unique strategies and outcomes. Through this examination, students will recognize the significant influence the walkout had on shaping Guam’s relationship with the United States and its path to self-government. 

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