Social Studies 11 Chapter 10

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  • 1. 
    When did the global demand for human rights become evident?
    • A. 

      After World War I

    • B. 

      After World War II

    • C. 

      During apartheid in South Africa

    • D. 

      After the Rwandan Genocide came to public attention

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a power that the UN has to promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
    • A. 

      Drawing attention to atrocities/abuses and putting pressure on offending countries

    • B. 

      Criminally punishing countries for not following the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    • C. 

      Declaring war on countries that have not ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  • 3. 
    The International Court of Justice can intervene if one side is unwilling to ask for help.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which countries were against the formation of the International Criminal Court because they were unwilling to let an international body interfere with laws affecting their citizens?
    • A. 

      China & the USA

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union and Germany

    • C. 

      Japan and Italy

    • D. 

      Canada and Switzerland

  • 5. 
    What did the Diefenbaker's Canadian Bill of Rights include? (Check however many apply)
    • A. 

      Recognizing rights already held under common law

    • B. 

      Did not override federal/provincial laws

    • C. 

      Was a part of the Canadian Constitution

    • D. 

      Could be amended or changed

  • 6. 
    (Fill in the blanks) Because of the clause in Section 1 of the charter, called "_______    _______" when James Keegstra was charged with promoting hatred by making anti-Semetic statements in his class even though it was within his right to opinion, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that it went beyond his freedom of expression.
  • 7. 
    Why does the notwithstanding clause exist? (Choose the BEST answer, even if other choices are correct)
    • A. 

      To appease Quebec

    • B. 

      Because some politicians felt the charter would weaken their power

    • C. 

      A politician needs brand recognition to gain people's votes.

  • 8. 
    "I have the right to live, study, and work regardless of my race, religion, national or ethnic origin, colour, sex, age, and mental or physical ability." This right falls under what section of the Charter? All rights correspond correctly to their section number, just in case you memorized it by number.
    • A. 

      Fundamental freedoms of conscience and religion, thought, belief, opinion, etc. (Section 2)

    • B. 

      Mobility Rights (Section 6)

    • C. 

      General (Section 25-31)

    • D. 

      Equality Rights (Section 15)

  • 9. 
    The right to "life, liberty, and security of person" falls under which section of the Charter?
    • A. 

      Fundamental freedoms (Section 2)

    • B. 

      Legal Rights (Section 7)

    • C. 

      Official Languages of Canada (Section 16-22)

    • D. 

      Guarantee of Rights and Freedoms (Section 1)

  • 10. 
    "Rights under the Charter are granted equally to both sexes" is under which section of the Charter? (It is apparently not under equality)
    • A. 

      General (Section 25-31)

    • B. 

      Enforcement (Section 24)

    • C. 

      Democratic Rights (Section 3)

    • D. 

      Minority Language Educational Rights (Section 23)

  • 11. 
    The power of police has been reduced by the Charter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the highest court for all legal issues since 1949?
    • A. 

      The Judicial Court

    • B. 

      The Tennis Court

    • C. 

      The Senate

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 13. 
    In 1981 the government had their last attempt to create an amending formula. This included a few provincial ministers, Jean Chretien, and the federal Justice Minister. It took place in the kitchen of the hotel they were staying at. This was became known as the _____  _____.
  • 14. 
    What are the specifics of the Amending Formula? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      7 out of 10 Canadian Provinces must agree

    • B. 

      2 out of 3 Canadian Territories must agree

    • C. 

      It must represent at least 50% of the population of Canada

    • D. 

      There must be approval in the HOC and Senate

    • E. 

      Quebec counts as 3 provinces

  • 15. 
    Canada did not sign the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples that was endorsed in 2009.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is the biggest children's rights issue in Canada?
    • A. 

      Child Labour

    • B. 

      Education of Children

    • C. 

      Child Poverty

    • D. 

      Child Abuse

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