Magna Carta and the Right of Kings

All Groups:

Answer the following questions:

  1. What was it about King John and the Medieval English government that led the barons to draft the Magna Carta?
  2. Using scenes in the movie as evidence describe why the Magna Carta was created and how King John demonstrated that he believed strongly in the Divine Right of Kings.



3. Magna Carta:

4. Divine Right of Kings

5. How are these two theories in opposition to each other?

British Group:

Define Demographics:

Describe the demographics of the Loxley’s town.  How do the demographics play a role in their revolt?

American and French Group:

Compare and contrast the condition of the people in the movie to the people in your group’s country prior to their Revolutions