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Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

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Civic Education Volume

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Chapter 1

Rights of the Individual


Appendices



Appendix A

Glossary of important terms

arbitrary: by chance; without planning; without reason back

assembly: a group of people who meet together (freedom of assembly: freedom to meet together in public) back

disputes: arguments; disagreements back

earn a living: to make money back

equal rights: the same rights for all people back

interent dignity: natural worth; natural value that human beings are born with back

inhumane: not kind; very cruel; without feelings back

jury: a group of people who decide if a person is innocent or guilty back

live up to: to satisfy; to perform responsibilities or obligations as expected back

press: newspapers, magazines, and their reporters (freedom of press: freedom to write--print or publish--what you want) back

rights: the powers and privileges that a person has or should be given back

search: a careful look at some place

violated: ignored; not respected; broken

union: an organization of workers that protects workers’ rights and interests

wages: money paid for work

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Appendix B

Read each statement. Indicate with a check (check) whether you strongly agree (SA), agree (A), are uncertain (U), disagree (D), or strongly disagree (SD) with the statement.

SA A U D SD

A1. Men and women who have the same job responsibilities should earn the same pay.

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A2. Magazines that advertise harmful products, like cigarettes and alcohol, should not be sold.

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A3. People should be able to practice any religion they want.

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A4. People should be able to marry whomever they’d like, regardless of nationality, religion, race.

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A5. Everyone who works deserves a paid holiday.

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Handout #1 for students in group A.

 

Read each statement. Indicate with a check (check) whether you strongly agree (SA), agree (A), are uncertain (U), disagree (D), or strongly disagree (SD) with the statement.

SA A U D SD

B1. A newspaper should be able to print whatever information it wants.

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B2. A killer who has tortured his victim should be tortured as punishment.

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B3. A person who has a police record of disrupting public events should be put in jail before future events to protect people.

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B4. People should not have to work without wages and without rights.

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B5. All people--young and old, rich and poor, literate and illiterate, powerful and powerless--should be treated equally under the law.

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Handout #1 for students in group B.

 

Read each statement. Indicate with a check () whether you strongly agree (SA), agree (A), are uncertain (U), disagree (D), or strongly disagree (SD) with the statement.

SA A U D SD

C1. Everyone should be able to own a small piece of land.

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C2. School textbooks that focus on the weaknesses of minority ethnic groups and minority religious groups should not be allowed in schools.

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C3. People who want to move from one part of a country to another region of the same country (for example, from the countryside to the city) should be able to.

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C4. All trials should be open to the public.

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C5. Police should be able to enter any home, apartment, school, or business if they think that a search is necessary.

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Handout #1 for students in group C.

 

Read each statement. Indicate with a check (check) whether you strongly agree (SA), agree (A), are uncertain (U), disagree (D), or strongly disagree (SD) with the statement.

SA A U D SD

D1. All children--rich and poor, urban and rural, well and ill--deserve a good education.

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D2. All adults should be able to vote the way they wish.

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D3. Workers should be able to decide if they want to join unions or not. No one should be forced to join a union.

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D4. During times of war and economic troubles, citizens should not criticize government policies.

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D5. Poor people from the countryside should be given the opportunity to sell products on the street to earn a living.

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Handout #1 for students in group D.

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Appendix C

Read the following Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) articles. Match the appropriate UDHR article to appropriate statement on Handout #1 (A1, A2, A3, A4, A5). Write the UDHR article number to the left of each statement on Handout #1.

UDHR article 16: Right to marriage and family

UDHR article 18: Freedom of religion

UDHR article 23: Right to work for fair pay and to join labor unions. Right for women to receive pay equal to men’s pay

UDHR article 19: Freedom of opinion and speech; freedom to give and receive information

UDHR article 24: Right to paid holidays and reasonable work hours

Handout #2 for students in group A.

 

Read the following Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) articles. Match the appropriate UDHR article to appropriate statement on Handout #1 (B1, B2, B3, B4, B5). Write the UDHR article number to the left of each statement on Handout #1.

UDHR article 11: Right to be considered innocent until proven guilty

UDHR article 5: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhumane, or degrading punishment

UDHR articles 1 & 7: Right to equality; Right to be treated in the same way as others by the law

UDHR article 4: Freedom from slavery

UDHR article 19: Freedom of opinion and speech; freedom to give and receive information

Handout #2 for students in group B.

 

Read the following Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) articles. Match the appropriate UDHR article to appropriate statement on Handout #1 (C1, C2, C3, C4, C5). Write the UDHR article number to the left of each statement on Handout #1.

UDHR article 17: Right to own property

UDHR article 26: Right to an education

UDHR article 13: Right to move within one’s country and to leave/return to it when one wishes

UDHR article 10: Right to a public and fair trial

UDHR article 12: Right to privacy and protection

Handout #2 for students in group C.

 

Read the following Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) articles. Match the appropriate UDHR article to appropriate statement on Handout #1 (D1, D2, D3, D4, D5). Write the UDHR article number to the left of each statement on Handout #1.

UDHR article 26: Right to an education

UDHR article 21: Right to participate in government and in free elections

UDHR articles 20 & 23: Right to organize meetings; Right to work for fair pay and to join labor unions. Right for women to receive pay equal to men’s pay

UDHR article 19: Freedom of opinion and speech; freedom to give and receive information

UDHR article 22: Right to personal development by taking part in the economic, social, and cultural life of the country

Handout #2 for students in group D.

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Appendix D

Answer key: Article(s) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) associated with each Handout #1 statement
A1. Related to UDHR article 23 B1. Related to UDHR article 19 C1. Related to UDHR article 17 D1. Related to UDHR article 26
A2. Related to UDHR article 19 B2. Related to UDHR article 5 C2. Related to UDHR article 26 D2. Related to UDHR article 21
A3. Related to UDHR article 18 B3. Related to UDHR article 11 C3. Related to UDHR article 13 D3. Related to UDHR articles 20 and 23
A4. Related to UDHR article 16 B4. Related to UDHR article 4 C4. Related to UDHR article 10 D4. Related to UDHR article 19
A5. Related to UDHR article 24 B5. Related to UDHR articles 1and 7 C5. Related to UDHR article 12 D5. Related to UDHR article 22

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Appendix A

Glossary of important terms

arbitrary: by chance; without planning; without reason

assembly: a group of people who meet together (freedom of assembly: freedom to meet together in public)

disputes: arguments; disagreements

earn a living: to make money

equal rights: the same rights for all people

inherent dignity: natural worth; natural value that human beings are born with

inhumane: not kind; very cruel; without feelings

jury: a group of people who decide if a person is innocent or guilty

live up to: to satisfy; to perform responsibilities or obligations as expected

press: newspapers, magazines, and their reporters (freedom of press: freedom to write--print or publish--what you want)

rights: the powers and privileges that a person has or should be given back

search: a careful look at some place back

violated: ignored; not respected; broken back

union: an organization of workers that protects workers’ rights and interests back

wages: money paid for work back

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