Keanu Reeves meme found in Ukrainian textbook of World History

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine recommended edition 2018 of the textbook
13:37, 4 February 2020

Keanu Reeves meme
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A Ukrainian textbook on World History for the 10th grade shows Keanu Reeves, “seated” on a photo “Lunch atop a Skyscraper” of 1932, near the builders of a skyscraper in New York.

Lunch atop a Skyscraper, 1932
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The author of the textbook is Candidate of Historical Sciences Ihor Shchupak. The annotation states that the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine recommends edition 2018 of the textbook.

Ukrainian textbook on World History for the 10th grade
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“The textbook has a special structure of teaching material and basic definitions. Fragments of historical documents, background and additional information, illustrative material, maps, questions, and tasks are aimed at building students' interest in history and improving learning efficiency,” the annotation reads.

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The photo is on page 58 in the chapter dedicated to the United States in the period between World War I and World War II. The original picture has 11 workers, and in the Ukrainian history textbook another figure was added, - Keanu Reeves from a famous meme “Keanu Reeves is hungry.”

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