Magna Carta - Is it a part of your life today?

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This unit of work consists of five classroom activities that introduce students to the Magna Carta, or Great Charter that describes the civil liberties granted by King John of England in 1215. The activities explore the key concepts established in the Magna Carta, including the rule of law and the parliamentary system of government. Students will critically examine the context in which it was created and its relevance to modern Australian democracy.

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  • Name: Institute of Public Affairs
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