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Who urged Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act as part of his vision for a “Great Society”?



Who urged Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act as part of his vision for a “Great Society”?

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The role of government includes all of the following except A. Create and enforce laws B. Grant its citizens individual freedoms and inalienable rights C. Protect its citizens and maintain order D. Provide public services



The role of government includes all of the following except A. Create and enforce laws B. Grant its citizens individual freedoms and inalienable rights C. Protect its citizens and maintain order D. Provide public services

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3. For which research paper topic would the information be organized in chronological order? the arguments for new voting rights legislation the role of banks in the national economy the duties of the President of the United States the events leading to the stock market crash of 1929



3. For which research paper topic would the information be organized in chronological order? the arguments for new voting rights legislation the role of banks in the national economy the duties of the President of the United States the events leading to the stock market crash of 1929

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Which of the following describes a major difference between classical Greece and Persia? A. Greece granted more liberal rights to women and allowed citizens to have more control over the government. B. Classical Greece provided all citizens with political rights, while Persia did not allow for any political rights. C. Classical Greece was organized into independent city-states, while Persia was ruled over by a single empire. D. Classical Greece had an enormous military force, while Persia’s military was small and disorganized.


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C. Classical Greece was organized into independent city-states, while Persia was ruled over by a single empire.

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The classical greek empire was actually a compound of independent city states that had more or less the same political and social structure, te base of the social pyramid were the slaves and only male had citizenship and political status, while in the Persian empire there were no slaves, they were ruled by a centric fiure in the King and he appointed several governors to rule over little provinces so his influence and power could reach to the whole empire.

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Which was not a reason Johnson used when vetoing the extension of the Freedmen's Bureau and the Civil Rights Bill of 1866? Johnson said the measures "favored" blacks over whites and was outside the bounds of the Constitution in doing so. Johnson said the measures were invalid because Southern states weren't represented in Congress during the vote. Johnson said providing social services for indigents via the Freedman's Bureau was outside the powers delineated in the Constitution. Johnson said the rights and guarantees of the Emancipation Proclamation were sufficient to protect blacks civil rights and a new bill was unnecessary.



Which was not a reason Johnson used when vetoing the extension of the Freedmen’s Bureau and the Civil Rights Bill of 1866? Johnson said the measures “favored” blacks over whites and was outside the bounds of the Constitution in doing so. Johnson said the measures were invalid because Southern states weren’t represented in Congress during the vote. Johnson said providing social services for indigents via the Freedman’s Bureau was outside the powers delineated in the Constitution. Johnson said the rights and guarantees of the Emancipation Proclamation were sufficient to protect blacks civil rights and a new bill was unnecessary.

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A person may do as he or she chooses in this country a. because the Constitution guarantees that right. b. because the Supreme Court has ruled that to be a right. c. as long as that person does not infringe on the rights of others. d. as long as that person does not criticize others.



A person may do as he or she chooses in this country a. because the Constitution guarantees that right. b. because the Supreme Court has ruled that to be a right. c. as long as that person does not infringe on the rights of others. d. as long as that person does not criticize others.

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How did the ideas of the Enlightenment advance both the abolition movement and the women’s rights movement?


Both the abolition movement and the women’s rights movement was a long struggle that was fueled by many factors, including the ideas of “Enlightenment”. With this philosophical movement, many ideal rose with power for the first time such as the importance of scientific methods, the use of reason and the strong belief of liberty, closely associated with the concept of natural law.

The natural law holds that all humans beings are born with certain inalienable and universal rights (the right to freedom, life, privacy, education, etc.), regardless of their ethnic origin, genre, status, nationality, location, language, religion, etc. Therefore, it is unnatural to treat people unequally, it is unjust to treat black people as slaves, and to treat women as inferior to men.

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Read the excerpt from Chapter 5 of Wheels of Change. These traits led commentators to worry that the differences between the sexes were being blurred, a fear that was reinforced as the four newest states—Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho—granted women the right to vote in the 1890s. Would the bicycle help bring about a new kind of equality between men and women? Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her colleagues certainly hoped so. At any rate, the image of a female cyclist quickly became associated with efforts to win more rights for women. What conclusion does Macy draw in this synthesis of ideas? Women were granted the right to vote in four states as a direct result of the bicycle’s invention. Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women. Stanton and her colleagues hoped women cyclists would join their fight for women’s rights. Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho were home to the highest percentage of women cyclists.


Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women.

At the end of the passage, usually where a conclusion is stated, it says that the image of a female cyclist was becoming a symbol for women’s rights. The passage does not tell the reader anything about the percentage of women cyclists. While it does tell the reader about women being granted the right to voted, the connection between that and the bicycle is that it blurs the differences between the sexes. Both men and women were riding bicycles and they were both voting. There is also nothing in the passage about women cyclists as a group joining or not joining the women’s rights movement.

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How were the Black Codes related to the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment A. After the Thirteenth Amendment banned slavery, Black Codes were created to restrict the rights of African Americans. B. Southern landowners were exempt from obeying the Thirteenth Amendment as a result of Black Codes. C.The Thirteenth Amendment banned slavery, so African Americans in the South were no longer affected by Black Codes. D. Black Codes called for the end of slavery prior to passage of the Thirteenth Amendment.

The correct answers are A) Food exporters can export as much wheat as they want, while in the past they were limited to 50 tons and C) Citizens working in foreign countries must send back a quarter of their income.

The government of a country has introduced a few economic policies for the current financial year. The policies John Maynard Keynes most likely to disagree with would be “Food exporters can export as much wheat as they want, while in the past they were limited to 50 tons and citizens working in foreign countries must send back a quarter of their income.”

John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) was the famous economist that developed the theories later known as “Keynesianism.” He encouraged government intervention to end with the economic problems of the Great Depression. He thought that during a recession, the private sector stopped investing and saving. He considered the government should intervene at that moment to reactivate the economy.

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Why was it so important that a Bill of Rights be added to the Constitution?



Why was it so important that a Bill of Rights be added to the Constitution?

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When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the "unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked "insufficient funds." Which words in the passage support King’s purpose of making listeners believe that they deserve equality? Check all that apply. “architects” “magnificent” “heir” “promise” “guaranteed” “concerned”



When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the “unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked “insufficient funds.” Which words in the passage support King’s purpose of making listeners believe that they deserve equality? Check all that apply. “architects” “magnificent” “heir” “promise” “guaranteed” “concerned”

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Which of the following best describes the United States? A) It has a market economy with no government regulation. This is the only system that can work with a government run by the people. B) It has a command economy. A large nation like the United States needs the government to control all growth of business to prevent problems. C) It has a traditional economy. Most communities are focused on providing their own needs with the resources available in the local area. D) It has a mixed economy. The government protects individual rights, such as minimum pay for work and choices in goods and services.


THE ANSWER IS A

However, the government should have little to no intervention in our capitalism, market economy, but of course when the economic factors kick in, there is also the government which has to regulate monopolies and mergers to make sure that our market economy is safe and welcoming to all consumers. 

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Read the excerpt from President Eisenhower’s State of the Union address on February 2, 1953. A cardinal ideal in this heritage we cherish is the equality of rights of all citizens of every race and color and creed. We know that discrimination against minorities persists despite our allegiance to this ideal. Such discrimination—confined to no one section of the Nation—is but the outward testimony to the persistence of distrust and of fear in the hearts of men. This fact makes all the more vital the fighting of these wrongs by each individual, in every station of life, in his every deed . . . I propose to use whatever authority exists in the office of the President to end segregation in the District of Columbia, including the Federal Government, and any segregation in the Armed Forces. What is the president’s purpose for including these details? to inform his listeners about laws in the District of Columbia to inform his listeners about the work of the US military to persuade his listeners of the importance of equal rights to persuade his listeners to vote for him for president


to persuade his listeners of the importance of equal rights

The excerpt begins with the statement about cherishing equal rights of all citizens. It then talks about how discrimination is still occurring. He then pledges to end segregation in all places where he has the power to do so: Washington D.C., Federal Government, and the Armed Forces. The excerpt does not include and laws, work the military has done, or calls for presidential votes.

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What radical Republicans’ characteristics and their roles in advancing rights for black Americans?


Radial Republicans were very friendly and helpful towards the black Americans and their roles in advancing rights for blacks were to create laws that build African Americans’ freedom and eliminate any discrimination that were against the blacks.

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According to his nobel prize acceptance speech, why does King think he was given the award? A. Because of the nonviolent methods he has used to fight oppression B. Because of the great personal losses he has suffered C. Because of his efforts to get the civil rights act passed D. Because of his continuing war with the us government



According to his nobel prize acceptance speech, why does King think he was given the award? A. Because of the nonviolent methods he has used to fight oppression B. Because of the great personal losses he has suffered C. Because of his efforts to get the civil rights act passed D. Because of his continuing war with the us government

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Which documents freed all slaves living in states in rebellion against the union? a) the bill of rights b) the constitution c) the declaration of independence d) the emancipation proclamation



Which documents freed all slaves living in states in rebellion against the union? a) the bill of rights b) the constitution c) the declaration of independence d) the emancipation proclamation

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Why is James Meredith a significant civil rights figure?


Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.), American civil rights activist who gained national renown at a key juncture in the civil rights movement in 1962, when he became the first African American student at the University of Mississippi. State officials, initially refusing a U.S. Supreme Court order to integrate the school, blocked Meredith’s entrance, but, following large campus riots that left two people dead, Meredith was admitted to the university under the protection of federal marshals.
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What Basic rights in services have developing African nations struggle to provide for their citizens ? Why ?


Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 04:19 AM

The basic right in services which the developing African nations struggled to provide for their citizens are basic social and economic services such as health care, education, transport infrastructures, economic growth, basic human rights, etc. The inability to provide these services stem from the different bottleneck problem that are being experienced in these countries. Problems such as corruption, terrorism, education and knowledge gap, health and poverty, etc.

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This country severely restricted the rights of its nonwhite citizens under a policy called apartheid, but since 1997 has made progress towards equality. The country described in the sentence above is __________. A. Kenya B. Somalia C. South Africa D. Sudan


The correct answer is C. South Africa

Explanation:

“The apartheid” was a legislation system that promoted racial segregation and that took place from 1948 to 1990 in South Africa. During this period, the country legislation was based on “white supremacy” which is the idea that white people are superior and should dominate people from other races mainly promoted by the National Party of this country. Because of this, “The apartheid” included multiple ways of segregation and oppression to nonwhite citizens who were the majority of the population in contrast to the minority of white people that dominated the country. This included important violations to rights including human and politic rights in all South Africa. However, since the 1990s and especially since 1997 with the end of the National Party the government of this country has gone through multiple changes and negotiations that supported the progress towards equality in South Africa. Thus, the country in which the rights of nonwhite citizens were restricted under the “apartheid” and since 1997 made progress towards equality is South Africa.

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What piece of legislation allowed many states to practice racial segregation? a. brown v. board of education b. the separate but equal mandate c. the emancipation proclamation d. the civil rights act?


The First Amendment to the Constitution says: Congress should make no law regarding a foundation of religion, or disallowing the free exercise thereof, or shortening the right to speak freely, or of the press; or the privilege of the general population serenely to amass, and to request of the Government for a review of grievances.

The First Amendment secures a few fundamental opportunities in the United States including flexibility of religion, the right to speak freely, the flexibility of the press, the privilege to gather, and the privilege to appeal to the administration. It was a piece of the Bill of Rights that was included in the Constitution December 15, 1791.

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Describe the rights of fue process guaranteed as defined by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the Constitution.


1. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.

2. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences.

3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety.

4. No slavery – past, and present. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.

5. No Torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.

6. We all have the same right to use the law. I am a person just like you!

7. We are all protected by the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

8. Fair treatment by fair courts. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.

9. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason and keep us there or to send us away from our country.

10. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.

11. Innocent until proven guilty. Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it is proven. When people say we did a bad thing we have the right to show it is not true.

12. The right to privacy. Nobody should try to harm our good name. Nobody has the right to come into our home, open our letters or bother us or our family without a good reason.

13. Freedom to move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish.

14. The right to asylum. If we are frightened of being badly treated in our own country, we all have the right to run away to another country to be safe.

15. The right to a nationality. We all have the right to belong to a country.

16. Marriage and family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated.

17. Your own things. Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.

18. Freedom of thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.

19. Free to say what you want. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people.

20. Meet where you like. We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.

21. The right to democracy. We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders.

22. The right to social security. We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and child care, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old.

23. Workers’ rights. Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.

24. The right to play. We all have the right to rest from work and to relax.

25. A bed and some food. We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for.

26. The right to education. Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.

27. Culture and copyright. Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that “art,” science and learning bring.

28. A free and fair world. There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world.

29. Our responsibilities. We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.

30. Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.

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What protects humanitarian aid workers during times of war? 1. Universal Declaration of human rights 2. International Criminal court 3. The world Health Organization 4. The Geneva Convention


1. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.

2. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences.

3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety.

4. No slavery – past, and present. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.

5. No Torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.

6. We all have the same right to use the law. I am a person just like you!

7. We are all protected by the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

8. Fair treatment by fair courts. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.

9. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason and keep us there or to send us away from our country.

10. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.

11. Innocent until proven guilty. Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it is proven. When people say we did a bad thing we have the right to show it is not true.

12. The right to privacy. Nobody should try to harm our good name. Nobody has the right to come into our home, open our letters or bother us or our family without a good reason.

13. Freedom to move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish.

14. The right to asylum. If we are frightened of being badly treated in our own country, we all have the right to run away to another country to be safe.

15. The right to a nationality. We all have the right to belong to a country.

16. Marriage and family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated.

17. Your own things. Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.

18. Freedom of thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.

19. Free to say what you want. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people.

20. Meet where you like. We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.

21. The right to democracy. We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders.

22. The right to social security. We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and child care, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old.

23. Workers’ rights. Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.

24. The right to play. We all have the right to rest from work and to relax.

25. A bed and some food. We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for.

26. The right to education. Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.

27. Culture and copyright. Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that “art,” science and learning bring.

28. A free and fair world. There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world.

29. Our responsibilities. We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.

30. Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.

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Which option explains why the bill of rights was added to the U.S Constitution


1. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.

2. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences.

3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety.

4. No slavery – past, and present. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.

5. No Torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.

6. We all have the same right to use the law. I am a person just like you!

7. We are all protected by the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

8. Fair treatment by fair courts. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.

9. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason and keep us there or to send us away from our country.

10. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.

11. Innocent until proven guilty. Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it is proven. When people say we did a bad thing we have the right to show it is not true.

12. The right to privacy. Nobody should try to harm our good name. Nobody has the right to come into our home, open our letters or bother us or our family without a good reason.

13. Freedom to move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish.

14. The right to asylum. If we are frightened of being badly treated in our own country, we all have the right to run away to another country to be safe.

15. The right to a nationality. We all have the right to belong to a country.

16. Marriage and family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated.

17. Your own things. Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.

18. Freedom of thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.

19. Free to say what you want. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people.

20. Meet where you like. We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.

21. The right to democracy. We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders.

22. The right to social security. We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and child care, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old.

23. Workers’ rights. Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.

24. The right to play. We all have the right to rest from work and to relax.

25. A bed and some food. We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for.

26. The right to education. Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.

27. Culture and copyright. Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that “art,” science and learning bring.

28. A free and fair world. There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world.

29. Our responsibilities. We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.

30. Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.

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Which option explains why the bill of rights was added to the U.S Constitution


1. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.

2. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences.

3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety.

4. No slavery – past, and present. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.

5. No Torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.

6. We all have the same right to use the law. I am a person just like you!

7. We are all protected by the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

8. Fair treatment by fair courts. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.

9. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason and keep us there or to send us away from our country.

10. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.

11. Innocent until proven guilty. Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it is proven. When people say we did a bad thing we have the right to show it is not true.

12. The right to privacy. Nobody should try to harm our good name. Nobody has the right to come into our home, open our letters or bother us or our family without a good reason.

13. Freedom to move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish.

14. The right to asylum. If we are frightened of being badly treated in our own country, we all have the right to run away to another country to be safe.

15. The right to a nationality. We all have the right to belong to a country.

16. Marriage and family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated.

17. Your own things. Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.

18. Freedom of thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.

19. Free to say what you want. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people.

20. Meet where you like. We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.

21. The right to democracy. We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders.

22. The right to social security. We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and child care, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old.

23. Workers’ rights. Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.

24. The right to play. We all have the right to rest from work and to relax.

25. A bed and some food. We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for.

26. The right to education. Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.

27. Culture and copyright. Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that “art,” science and learning bring.

28. A free and fair world. There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world.

29. Our responsibilities. We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.

30. Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.

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Which excerpt from “Ain’t I a Woman?” best refutes the anti-suffragist idea that women were too fragile to handle the right to vote? Then that little man in black there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men, ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman! That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me!


1. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.

2. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences.

3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety.

4. No slavery – past, and present. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.

5. No Torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.

6. We all have the same right to use the law. I am a person just like you!

7. We are all protected by the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

8. Fair treatment by fair courts. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.

9. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason and keep us there or to send us away from our country.

10. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.

11. Innocent until proven guilty. Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it is proven. When people say we did a bad thing we have the right to show it is not true.

12. The right to privacy. Nobody should try to harm our good name. Nobody has the right to come into our home, open our letters or bother us or our family without a good reason.

13. Freedom to move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish.

14. The right to asylum. If we are frightened of being badly treated in our own country, we all have the right to run away to another country to be safe.

15. The right to a nationality. We all have the right to belong to a country.

16. Marriage and family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated.

17. Your own things. Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.

18. Freedom of thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.

19. Free to say what you want. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people.

20. Meet where you like. We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.

21. The right to democracy. We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders.

22. The right to social security. We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and child care, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old.

23. Workers’ rights. Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.

24. The right to play. We all have the right to rest from work and to relax.

25. A bed and some food. We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for.

26. The right to education. Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.

27. Culture and copyright. Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that “art,” science and learning bring.

28. A free and fair world. There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world.

29. Our responsibilities. We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.

30. Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.

I’m unsure of what you were asking for specifically.