The United Nations has become an important player in international relations since World War II. In this activity you will read about the structure and history of the UN. You will also learn about the role of the UN in attempting to resolve difficult international conflicts.
Destination Title: About the United Nations
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Start at the About the United Nations Web site.
- Under "Background Information," click on the UN in Brief. Read the article, taking notes as you read.
- Click on additional links to learn more about the United Nations.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.