Objectives Define human rights and identify the 2 basic categories. Identify key international human rights documents.
Warm Up What are human rights? What are the 2 basic categories? http://www.choices.edu/resources/d etail.php?id=198 http://www.choices.edu/resources/d etail.php?id=198 Basic freedoms & rights to which all individuals are entitled. Political & Civil Economic, Social, and Cultural
Activity Ranking Human Rights Take 2 rights at a time and place them in order. Pick up your next right, place it within existing order…repeat until all rights placed. Class Top 3 and Bottom 3
Dvpt of Human Rights US & French Revolutions Haitian Constitution http://www.choices.edu/resources/scholarsonline/bogues/tb5. php http://www.choices.edu/resources/scholarsonline/bogues/tb5. php http://www.choices.edu/resources/scholarsonline/vorenberg/ mv4.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/scholarsonline/vorenberg/ mv4.php Geneva Conventions League of Nations WWII Justification http://www.choices.edu/resources/sch olarsonline/kennedy/dk7.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sch olarsonline/kennedy/dk7.php Nuremburg Trials UN Charter http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/allee/sa9.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/allee/sa9.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/pinheiro/psp5.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/pinheiro/psp5.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/pinheiro/psp4.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/pinheiro/psp4.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/pinheiro/psp9.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/sc holarsonline/pinheiro/psp9.php
Universal Declaration of Human Rights Adopted Dec 10, 1948 Formal, universal recognition of human rights All human beings born free and entitled to: Civil Rights Legal Rights Economic Rights Social Rights Standard not yet attained
Universal Declaration of Human Rights How does membership in UN promote human rights? http://www.choices.edu/resources/scholarsonline /allee/sa9.php http://www.choices.edu/resources/scholarsonline /allee/sa9.php
International Law of Human Rights UDHR (1948) ICCPR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966) ICESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966)
Vienna Conference What happened? Reaffirmed commitment to UDHR
Activity: Scholars Videos Students will watch a series of videos and complete the activity that accompanies http://www.choices.edu/resource s/scholars_humanrights.php http://www.choices.edu/resource s/scholars_humanrights.php
Homework Wiki Post Are all rights universal? Are economic, social and cultural rights more or less important than political and civil rights?
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