The Magna Carta Book
- Paperback: 48 pages
- Ages 8-11
- Grade Level: 3-6
- Documenting U.S. History Series
Learn about the Magna Carta, an English charter that had great influence on the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Find out about those who were involved in its creation and why studying this primary source is so important.
Although the Magna Carta failed to resolve the conflict between King John and his barons, it was reissued several times after his death. On display at the National Archives, courtesy of David M. Rubenstein, is one of four surviving originals of the 1297 Magna Carta.