Camila8A History of Human Rights

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  • -539 BCE

    The Cyrus Cylinder (539 B.C.)

    The Cyrus Cylinder (539 B.C.)
    Cyrus the Great, the first king of ancient Persia, free the slaves, and declared that all people had the right to choose their own religion and established racial equality. These was recorded in a baked-clay cylinder and writed in Akkadian language with cuneiform script.
  • 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta
    After King John of England broke many ancient laws and customs by which England had been governed, his subjects forced him to sign the Magna Carta, that enumerates later become the human rights some of them was that the church has to be free from governmental interference, the rights of all free citizens to own and inherit property and to be protected from very hight taxes also the right of widows could choose not to remarry, and established principles of due process and equality before the law.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    Created by the English Parliament and sent to Charles I as a statement of civil liberties, this caused that the king abuse and make forced loans and trimmed troops in houses of the subjects like economic measure. So Sir Edward Coke, created the Petition of Law, that were 4: Taxes can not be imposed without the consent of the Parliament, No subject can be imprisoned without the cause being demonstrated, No soldier can be separated from citizenship, Martial law can not be used in times of peace.
  • United States Declaration of Independence

    United States Declaration of Independence
    United States Congress approved the Declaration of Independence creted by Thomas Jefferson who wrot the Declaration as a explanation of why Congress had voted to de lared Independence from Great Britain. And this was a statement that announced that the thirteen American Colonies were no longer a part of the British Empire. This make United States Independence
  • The Constitution of the United States of America

    The Constitution of the United States of America is a law of the federal system of government of the EE. UU and the historical document of the western world. Created in Philadelphia is the oldest written national constitution in use and defines the main organs of government and their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

    Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
    France end withthe absolute monarchy and set a stage for the establishment of the first French Republic. Six weeks later they make the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. This declaration explains the need for law "that the natural rights of each man has only those borders that assure other members of the society the enjoy the same rights.",And consider law as an "expression of the general will," that provide the equality of rights "actions that are harmful to the society."
  • Bill of Rights

     Bill of Rights
    the Bill of Rights was created to limit the power of the federal government of the United States to protect the rights of all citizens, residents and visitors in American territory. Also it protects freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the right to keep and bear arms, the freedom of assembly and the freedom to petition. It also prohibits unreasonable search and seizure, cruel and unusual punishment and compelled self-incrimination.
  • The First Geneva Convention

    The First Geneva Convention
    sixteen European countries and several American states attended a conference in Geneva. To held a diplomatic conference to provided the obligation to take care without discrimination wounded and sick military personnel and respect for medical personnel that transports and equipment with the distinctive sign of the red cross on a white background. This specialy was created for soldiers.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    fifty countries met in San Francisco and created the United Nations with hope to fashion an international body to promote peace and prevent future wars. The ideals of the organization were stated in the preamble to its proposed charter: “We the peoples of the United Nations are determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind.”
  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Were inspired a number of other human rights laws and treaties throughout the world. Many States of the United Nations pledged to work together to promote the thirty Articles of human rights that, for the first time in history, had been assembled and codified into a single document. In consequence, many of these rights, in various forms, are today part of the constitutional laws of democratic nations.