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Magna Carta: Cornerstone of the U.S. ConstitutionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students use the Internet to read a brief description of Magna Carta (link provided). They "walk through" the document with the teacher, identifying four major themes. Students read and discuss "The Rhetoric of Rights: Americans are...
Government in Britannia from the Romans to Modal ParliamentLesson Planet
9th - 11th
This history presentation covers the key players, shifts in government, and social changes that occurred with the end of Roman Britain to the development of Parliament in the 14th century. A great tool to aid you in explaining this...
Is the Charter Great? An Analysis of the Magna CartaLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students read excerpts from Magna Carta, complete worksheet question relating to Magna Carta, discuss three limitations to King's power highlighted, identify comparable idea in United States Constitution, and complete remainder of...
Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy (Part 1/5)Lesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th
Democracy - "use it or lose it" is the point of view of this British narrator as he explores the history and development of this big idea that changed the world. Part one of the five-part series explores the challenges to democracy...
What Experiences Shaped the Founders' Thinking about Government?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students study the ideas and experiences that shaped the founding fathers' perspective about government. In this the government lesson plan, students examine the Articles of Confederation as they relate to the power of government....
The Fall of Rome and the Beginning of the Middle AgesLesson Planet
7th - 10th
A major turning point in world history is the focus of this presentation. Rome has fallen, and with its descent comes the Dark Ages. With pictures, maps, and important information about the Middle Ages, this slideshow would be a great...
Final Regents Review: The Middle AgesLesson Planet
7th - 10th
A thorough and engaging look at the Medieval time period in Europe, this presentation includes photographs of guild crests, illuminated manuscripts, and historical documents. When coupled with a class discussion on Charlemagne and the...
Understanding the Declaration of IndependenceLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students work in groups to do a document analyxix of several documents. Students view the Martin Luther King speech, "I Have a Dream." They discuss the Battle of Saratoge. Students give a personal view of the reason the Declaration of...
The Evolution of Human Rights in Modern Europe - Document AnalysisLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students read and analyze three major documents in European history related to articulation of human rights, noting key principles, identify significant similarities and new concepts, and discuss application to contemporary issues in...
Sample Test: Law, Past & PresentLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.