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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  1. 1. UDHR December 10 th, 1948 http://www.slideshare.net/core102/universal-declaration-of-human-rights?src=related_normal&rel=2677574
  2. 2. <ul><li>WWII ended </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration Camps </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic Bomb </li></ul>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. 3. <ul><li>Created after WWII in 1945 to replace the League of Nations (founded after WWI). </li></ul><ul><li>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) </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTION: Where are UN headquarters? Respond in margin. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>United Nations Human Rights Commission was formed to draft the Declaration </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman: Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTION: Is Eleanor Roosevelt a model of civic virtue? Explain. Respond in margin. </li></ul>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. 5. <ul><li>First time fundamental human rights are universally protected.  </li></ul><ul><li>Preamble with 30 articles </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTION: What other documents protect human rights? Respond in the margin </li></ul>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. 6. Chairman Eleanor Roosevelt holding the document. http://themormonworker.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/94944-004-5fa0aee2.jpg
  7. 8. <ul><li>WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO CLIPS </li></ul><ul><li>REFERRING BACK TO THE UDHR </li></ul><ul><li>DETERMINE WHICH RIGHT IS DEPICTED </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Pinkert. &quot;Birth of the UDHR: The Adoption of the Universal Declaration of </li></ul><ul><li>Human Rights.&quot; Rev. of Universal Declaration of Human </li></ul><ul><li>Rights . Suit101.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li><http://humanrights.suite101.com/article.cfm/adoption_of_the_udhr>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Rene Cassin.&quot; National Coordinating Committee for UDHR . N.p., 9 July 1998. Web. 15 Oct. </li></ul><ul><li>2009. <http://www.udhr.org/history/Biographies/biorc.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.&quot; atomicarchive.com . National Science </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Library, 2008. Web. 15 Oct. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/MED/med_chp10.shtml>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Universal Declaration of Human Rights.&quot; Official UN Universal Declaration of </li></ul><ul><li>Human Rights . Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2009. Web. 15 Oct. </li></ul><ul><li>2009. <http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/pages/Introduction.aspx>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Universal Declaration of Human Rights.&quot; UN . N.p., 2009. Web. 15 Oct. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Wobbelin Concentration Camp.&quot; Invision Power Service . N.p., n.d. Web. 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Oct. 2009. <http//:www.strikehold504th.com/jim/wobbelin504.jpg>. </li></ul>http://www.slideshare.net/core102/universal-declaration-of-human-rights?src=related_normal&rel=2677574

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