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Driving Questions (Ideation)
How has the struggle for human rights continued into the 21st century?
Historically, has nonviolent or violent movements promoted change?
How can we be agents of change and promote progress toward equal rights for all humans?
How has racism prolonged the struggle for human rights?
How does capitalism promote or hinder progress towards achieving equal rights?
I can explain how nations dissolved and developed governments after World War II.
I can evaluate the impact of imperialism and explain the resolution of the conflict.
I can describe the goals of nationalist leaders.
I can examine how marginalized groups affected political and social change.
Essential Readings (Primary Documents, Poetry, Fiction, Cartoons)
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
The South African Freedom Charter (1955)
Founding Charter of the Organization of African Unity (1963)
Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996)
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (Nonfiction Book)
Marcos de Niza High School