The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken


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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that _____.

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1. Hispanics gained the right to have voting information in Spanish via _____.

2. The right of same-sex couples to receive federal benefits was granted _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the civil rights of minorities in America. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the different types of minority groups and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to test yourself on the following:

  • Same-sex couples and federal benefits
  • Right to vote in Spanish
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the civil rights of minorities in America
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of civil rights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the civil rights of African Americans and Hispanics

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the civil rights set out in the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Recognize victories in civil rights battles for Native Americans, African Americans, and the LGBT community
  • Understand the current struggles of America's minority groups