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A Brief History of Individual Rights.

  • Periodical
  • National Review; 12/27/2021, Vol. 73 Issue 24, p21-24, 3p
  • The article traces the history of individual rights from the ancient Greece to the U.S. The modern human-rights movement started after the end of the Second World War which threatened the ideals of liberal democracy. It mentions the emergence of the Greeks as the first to venture into government by consent from the monarchy model of government. Also noted is the importance of liberal democracy to the protection of individual rights.
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