Magna Carta: Cornerstone of the U.S. Constitution

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In this lesson from EDSITEment, students learn about Magna Carta, the document which served to lay the foundation for the evolution of parliamentary government. Students describe the role of Magna Carta in shaping the thinking of American colonists and explain how this document was used to justify independence from Great Britain.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, World History, United States History, U.S. Constitution

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