Think you know Syria? Take this quiz to find out

At the Syrian presidential inauguration of Hashim al-Atassi in Parliament on December 31, 1936.

With headline after headline highlighting a country nearly 6,000 miles away, do you think it's your responsibility as a U.S. citizen to be informed about Syria, its history and current situation? Take our quiz to test your knowledge.

President Barack Obama made an appeal Tuesday for public support on U.S. military intervention in Syria, and KPCC streamed the event live from our Crawford Family Forum. AirTalk's Larry Mantle hosted the event where panelists such as educators and congress members gave their insights regarding the president's speech. 

RELATED: KPCC live event - California House members seek diplomatic solution for Syria (video)

Democrats and Republicans from California's congressional delegation are equally divided over how the U.S. should respond. Where do you stand? Share your informed opinion with your government representatives, who will be acting on your behalf. 

RELATED: Where do your members of Congress stand in regards to Syria?

Meanwhile, anti-war activists across Southern California on Monday urged Obama to stand down.

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