EL Civics for ESL Students

United Nations Civics Lesson, Page 2

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Manhattan Area of New York with United Nations

When was the United Nations created?

  • It was created in 1945 after World War II ended.
  • World War II was the most destructive war in human history.


General Assembly Hall

Who meets in the UN General Assembly Hall?

  • Representatives and leaders from many different countries meet here.
  • They discuss important problems like war, poverty, and hunger.


Getting Water from a Barrel

What is the woman in this picture doing?

  • She is getting water from a barrel.
  • Many poor people do not have clean drinking water.
  • The UN tries to help poor people get enough water and food.


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