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Unit 6: Modern World History

Lesson C: Research - Challenges of the Modern World

Activity 3: The Struggle for Human Rights

historical investigation Big Question: Will globalization improve human rights around the world?

Possible Subtopics:

  • Apartheid in South Africa
  • Civil rights movements in the United States
  • Tiananmen Square and aftermath in China
  • Amnesty International
  • Women's Rights
  • Crisis in Darfur
  • Role of the United Nations in addressing human rights issues
  • Role of technology in spreading awareness and prompting action against human rights violations