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The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Which international peacekeeping organization created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

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1. What major world conflict prompted the need for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as the United Nations itself?

2. What was the specific purpose for which the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to test your knowledge of the creation of Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the influence it had on the recognition of human rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Organization that created the declaration and why
  • Effect of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Difference between Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Bill of Human Rights

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the influence of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the cause and creation of the declaration and interpret it accurately
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related ethics lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Objectives covered include:

  • Know what the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is and its purpose
  • Understand the Four Freedoms
  • Differentiate between natural and positive rights
  • Recognize the role of Eleanor Roosevelt
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