Civil Liberties and Rights Worldwide

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How do governments differ in how they protect human rights? While the United States prides itself on its Bill of Rights, other countries have their own ways of protecting citizens' liberties. An interactive website, paired with activities such as charts, discussion questions, and practice essay questions, help scholars unravel these ideas.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use in conjunction with other lessons from the Constitution Center on amendments
  • Create a jigsaw-style activity to research and compare rights in the United States to those in other countries
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners need some background on constitutional amendments to fully appreciate all aspects of the lesson

  • Lesson plan is easy to use in part or in full, making it adaptable to a variety of classrooms
  • Interactive nature of the lesson engages pupils' active interest

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