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» Student Worksheet #1

Key terms, Dates in Rwandan History, United Nations

DIRECTIONS: (You will need to write your notes on another paper.)

  • Circle the group for which you are responsible. Using the Web resources your teacher provides, take notes on the topics under your group.
  • Take notes during the presentations of the other groups.

KEY DATES IN RWANDAN HISTORY

1899

1919

1935

1959

1962

1990

April 6, 1994

April 7, 1994

April 14, 1994

April 21, 1994

April 2, 2002

KEY TERMS YOU WILL HEAR IN THE FILM

Tutsis

Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)

Interahamwe

Hutus

Rwandan Armed Forces (FAR)

Arusha Accords (1993)

International Committee of the Red Cross

Genocide

KEY FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS

When and why was the U.N. founded?

How many members started the U.N.?

How many members of the U.N. are there now?

Judging from the U.N. Web site, what do you think is its most important activity today?

When was the International Declaration of Human Rights declared?

What does its preamble promise to do?

Briefly summarize the overall concerns of the 7-8 Articles of the International Declaration of Human Rights you have been assigned.

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