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Education Unit Two — Who Is a Refugee?

Objectives: Students will be able to:

1. Express the UN's definition of a refugee as delineated in the 1951 Geneva Convention and 1967 Protocol in their own words.
2. Express the Catholic Church’s definition of a refugee. 
3. Distinguish among refugees, internally displaced persons(IDPs) and asylum seekers.
4. Compare refugee movements in biblical times with movements in the 20th and 21st centuries.
5. Identify four major movements of refugees into the United States.
6. Explain the role of the Holocaust in creating post-World War II policy for the treatment of refugees. 
7. Describe the impact of 20th and 21st Century wars on creation of refugees and IDP populations, particularly as a result of WWII,Vietnam War, and wars of ethnic cleansing in Europe (Bosnia), Africa and Asia. 


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Who is a Refugee?
Monday, January 01, 1900
Objectives: Students will be able to: 1. Express the UN's definition of a refugee as delineated in the 1951 Geneva Convention and 1967 Protocol in their own words. 2. Express the Catholic Church’s definition of a refugee. 3. Distinguish among refugees, internally displaced persons(IDPs) and asylum seekers. 4. Compare refugee movements in biblical times with movements in the 20th and 21st centuries. 5. Identify four major movements of refugees into the United States. 6. Explain the role of the Holocaust in creating post-World War II policy for the treatment of refugees. 7. Describe the impact of 20th and 21st Century wars on creation of refugees and IDP populations, particularly as a result of WWII,Vietnam War, and wars of ethnic cleansing in Europe (Bosnia), Africa and Asia.
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