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  • 1. UDHR December 10 th, 1948 http://www.slideshare.net/core102/universal-declaration-of-human-rights?src=related_normal&rel=2677574
  • 2.
    • WWII ended
    • Concentration Camps
    • Atomic Bomb
    Wobbelin work camp in Germany where prisoners were neglected and starved. http://www.trumanlibrary.org/photographs/72-3250.jpg http://www.slideshare.net/core102/universal-declaration-of-human-rights?src=related_normal&rel=2677574
  • 3.
    • Created after WWII in 1945 to replace the League of Nations (founded after WWI).
    • The UN enlists the cooperation of the global community to protect human rights, encourage peace and security, engage in humanitarian affairs (i.e., protection for displaced people), develop self-sufficient communities (i.e., farming), and collaborate on international laws (i.e., oceans)
    • QUESTION: Where are UN headquarters? Respond in margin.
  • 4.
    • United Nations Human Rights Commission was formed to draft the Declaration
    • Chairman: Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
    • QUESTION: Is Eleanor Roosevelt a model of civic virtue? Explain. Respond in margin.
    Rene Cassin of France (far right) and Eleanor Roosevelt interview http://untreaty.un.org/cod/avl/images/ha/udhr/photo%20gallery/06-large.jpg http://www.slideshare.net/core102/universal-declaration-of-human-rights?src=related_normal&rel=2677574
  • 5.
    • First time fundamental human rights are universally protected. 
    • Preamble with 30 articles
    • QUESTION: What other documents protect human rights? Respond in the margin
    Chairman Eleanor Roosevelt holding the document. http://themormonworker.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/94944-004-5fa0aee2.jpg http://www.slideshare.net/core102/universal-declaration-of-human-rights?src=related_normal&rel=2677574
  • 6. Chairman Eleanor Roosevelt holding the document. http://themormonworker.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/94944-004-5fa0aee2.jpg
  • 7.  
  • 8.
    • WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO CLIPS
    • REFERRING BACK TO THE UDHR
    • DETERMINE WHICH RIGHT IS DEPICTED
  • 9.  
  • 10.
    • Pinkert. "Birth of the UDHR: The Adoption of the Universal Declaration of
    • Human Rights." Rev. of Universal Declaration of Human
    • Rights . Suit101.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2009.
    • <http://humanrights.suite101.com/article.cfm/adoption_of_the_udhr>.
    • &quot;Rene Cassin.&quot; National Coordinating Committee for UDHR . N.p., 9 July 1998. Web. 15 Oct.
    • 2009. <http://www.udhr.org/history/Biographies/biorc.htm>.
    • &quot;The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.&quot; atomicarchive.com . National Science
    • Digital Library, 2008. Web. 15 Oct. 2009.
    • <http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/MED/med_chp10.shtml>.
    • &quot;Universal Declaration of Human Rights.&quot; Official UN Universal Declaration of
    • Human Rights . Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2009. Web. 15 Oct.
    • 2009. <http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/pages/Introduction.aspx>.
    • &quot;Universal Declaration of Human Rights.&quot; UN . N.p., 2009. Web. 15 Oct. 2009.
    • http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/>.
    • &quot;Wobbelin Concentration Camp.&quot; Invision Power Service . N.p., n.d. Web. 15
    • Oct. 2009. <http//:www.strikehold504th.com/jim/wobbelin504.jpg>.
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