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What are rights and where do they come from?

In this lesson, we will explore what rights are and how they developed from Magna Carta to the Human Rights Act 1998.

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What are rights and where do they come from?

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Q1.True or false, King Henry VIII signed the Magna Carta?

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Q2.True or false, the Human Rights Act 1998 was the first time law had been written down in the UK?

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Q3.True or false, the UK has a representative democracy?

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Q4.True or false, the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights was introduced before the European Convention of Human Rights?

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Q5.True or false, as a UK citizen, you can take your complaint of a human rights issue to a UK court?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

What are rights and where do they come from?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, King Henry VIII signed the Magna Carta?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the Human Rights Act 1998 was the first time law had been written down in the UK?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the UK has a representative democracy?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights was introduced before the European Convention of Human Rights?

4/5

Q5.True or false, as a UK citizen, you can take your complaint of a human rights issue to a UK court?

5/5

Lesson summary: What are rights and where do they come from?

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