Grade 9

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Finding Common Ground

Are individualism and community at odds?

World War I trench warfare

Christmas Truce of 1914


World War I is remembered as the first modern war, a devastating conflict that forced people to abandon sentimentality. But early in that conflict, an amazing thing happened: soldiers on opposing sides of battlefields across Europe spontaneously set down their weapons to celebrate Christmas together.

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