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Rights of People

Some historical documents have talked about, or enumerated, the basic rights of each person, or human freedom.

Click on the "url" on the right to go to that document.

Magna Carta - England - 1215 http://bessel.org/magna.htm
English Bill of Rights - England - 1689 http://bessel.org/billrts.htm
Declaration of the Independence - United States of America - July 4, 1776 http://bessel.org/declind.htm
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen - 
France - Aug. 26, 1789
http://bessel.org/declrts.htm
Bill of Rights - United States of America - 1791 http://bessel.org/billrtus.htm
Emancipation Proclamation - United States of America - January 1, 1863 http://bessel.org/emanc.htm
Gettysburg Address - United States of America - November 19, 1863 http://bessel.org/gettaddr.htm
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points - January 8, 1918 http://bessel.org/14pts.htm
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms - January 6, 1941 http://bessel.org/4freed.htm
Universal Declaration of Human Rights - United Nations - 1948 http://bessel.org/univdecl.htm
European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights - 2000 http://bessel.org/eurchart.htm


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