Magna Carta



E.g., 2016-10-22
E.g., 2016-10-22
E.g., 2016-10-22
Jul 18th 2016

Improve your English language skills while exploring the Magna Carta - the 800-year-old "great charter" that shaped the world. How did a peace treaty signed by an English king in 1215 become such an important symbol of liberty and human rights around the world? This free online course will start by looking at the events that led to the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215, before examining the role the Magna Carta has played in shaping history – from American independence to liberation movements around the world.

Average: 5 (6 votes)
Jun 15th 2015

This course aims to lead students into a greater appreciation for and an understanding of Magna Carta and its significance around the globe, as we approach the 800th anniversary of its sealing. The course examines why Magna Carta was radical in its day, why it has been a source of numerous debates, and why this anniversary is being celebrated in the present.

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)