Chafing under the despotic rule of King John, rebellious British noblemen forced their ruler to sign the Magna Carta. The 63 clauses of this document defined and limited the feudal rights of the monarch. This lesson includes a background reading, full text of the Magna Carta, and a small-group activity for students.
- Lesson Plans, Modules (Teaching Unit)
- Subject: Foundations of Democracy
- Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12