The United Nations was created primarily to
replace national governments with one world government
resolve domestic disputes within member nations
improve international cooperation among nations of the world
support the spread of world communism
The primary purpose of the United Nations is to
control world grain prices
promote democratic governments
resolve conflicts between nations peacefully
unite all nations militarily through alliances
What event most influenced the desire of United Nation member nations to create the Declaration of the Human Rights?
The Jewish Holocaust
The failures of the League of Nations
The creation of the nations of India and Pakistan
The creation of an atomic bomb
What is the purpose of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights?
To provide military forces to attack aggressive communist nations
To force nations to change their governments from military dictatorships to democratically elected governments
To promote international peace and economic development
To punish the Axis powers for causing World War 2
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was written in response to
atrocities committed during World War II
the burning of Hutu homes in Rwanda
demands for better treatment of Latin American peasants in Guatemala
the forced migrations of city people under the rule of the Khmer Rouge
Which country did not take the lead in drafting the United Nations Charter in 1940?
USSR (Soviet Union)
What is the difference between a nation and a state?
A nation is a group of people who are united by a common language, religion, history, or homeland. A state is a system of government that rules over a specific geographic area.
A nation is a system of government that rules over a specific geographic area and a state is a group of people united by a common language, religion, history, or homeland.
There is no difference between a nation and a state
Who is the current Secretary General of the United Nations?
Ban Ki Moon
Can the United Nations pass resolutions and force the United States (or any State) to comply?