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FOUNDATION

Unit I: Why Do We Need Human Rights?
Page 6 of 6

Human Rights Gained —
Human Rights Lost
Values, Human Rights,
Civil Rights
Break Down the Preamble
to the Universal Declaration
of Human Rights


Society/Government Relationship in Human Rights Cultural Rights v.
Human Rights
Voices of Change:
Hope for the Future through Song


FOUNDATION
Unit II: What Are Human Rights, and Where Do They Come From?

Page 15 of 15

What Are
Human Rights?
The History
of Ideas
Historical
Documents and Human Rights
Order v. Freedom: The Patriot Act and the Enabling Act World War II:
A Legacy of
Human Rights
American
Revolution
v.
French Revolution

US Bill of Rights
and the UDHR
Building a Constitution Natural Rights Political Upheaval and the Security of Human Rights


FOUNDATION
Unit III: Human Rights in International Law

Page 7 of 7

Individual Action Makes the Difference Government, Treaties, and Principles International Law and Human Rights Culture v. Law:
Which is More Important?
The War on Bosnia and Prosecuting
War Crimes


FOUNDATION
Unit IV: International Humanitarian Law

Page 5 of 5

Humanitarian Law
and Iraq
Rules of Engagement Preventing Conflicts Eyes of a Survivor


FOUNDATION
Unit V: International Human Rights in the Domestic US Context

Page 7 of 7

A Time to Kill? Child Soldiers and
the Global Portrait
The United States and
the Issue of Genocide
The Death Penalty
and September 11


Higher Law: US Constitution
or International Law?
International Law and
United States Resistance
Hard Work:
Children and Assembly Lines



FOUNDATION
Unit VI: International Implementation, Monitoring, and Enforcement

Page 11 of 11

League of Nations and United Nations Survivors' Stories:
Impact of the "Killing
Fields" on Cambodia
What is Genocide? The US and
the ICC

UN Family Tree What is Torture? Freedom Ratings
Around the World
US and CHR



GENOCIDE AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

Unit I.
Myanmar

Page 5 of 5
Unit II.
Bosnia

Page 6 of 6
Unit III.
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Page 5 of 5
Unit IV.
Darfur

Page 6 of 6
United Nations
Response to
Myanmar
Bosnia:
Genocide
by Proxy?
International Trade:
Has It Led to Exploitation
of the People of the DRC?
Darfur:
Sharing the Response
to Genocide