Article 2 of UDHR
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by Cynthia Corrales-Diaz
| 10 Questions
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Artilce 2 of the UDHR
Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

entitled- the desire/need of people buying something
set forth- not enough for what is needed
jurisdictional- amounts earned after everything has been paid for
international status- the way a country or territory is viewed by other countries or territories
trust- trust land is owned by the government but is the responsibility of the people who live or work on it
non-self-governing- a country or territory not ruled by itself limitation of sovereigntythe limits of the power or authority

Artilce 2 of the UDHR
Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

entitled- the desire/need of people buying something
set forth- not enough for what is needed
jurisdictional- amounts earned after everything has been paid for
international status- the way a country or territory is viewed by other countries or territories
trust- trust land is owned by the government but is the responsibility of the people who live or work on it
non-self-governing- a country or territory not ruled by itself limitation of sovereigntythe limits of the power or authority
1
1 pt
What is the gist of this article? What is it mostly about?
2
1 pt
Who is entitled to the rights in this declaration? Quote accurately from the text.
3
2 pts
a. Break up the word distinction into root and suffix on the chart below.
b. Use your affix list to determine the meaning of the affixes and a dictionary to determine the meaning of the root, if you need to. Complete the second row of the chart.
4
1 pt
What does distinction mean in this context? Underline the correct answer.
A far in the distance
B excellence
C a difference between similar things or people.
D the state of doing nothing
5
1 pt
How would you say the first sentence of Article 2 in your own words?
6
1 pt
Which statement best represents the second sentence of the article?
A Only people from non-self governed countries are entitled to the same rights.
B It doesn't matter what is going on in the place someone is from, everyone is entitled to the same rights.
C Only people who have moved to another country or territory are entitled to these rights.
D If the country you are from has signed this agreement, you are entitled to these rights.
7
1 pt
What nickname would you give this article?
8
2 pts
What are the main ideas of Article 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
A Everyone has the right to own property.
B No matter what you look like or what you believe, you are ntitled to these rights.
C Everyone should be treated the same regardless of where they are from and what is going on there.
D You are entitled to these rights only if you are from one of the places listed.
9
2 pts
Choose at least one supporting detail to support each of the main ideas you underlined in Question 8. Quote accurately from the text.
10
4 pts
Write a summary of article 2 and the UDHR. Use your simplified version of the UDHR and the actual text of Article

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