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Magna Carta’s American Adventure (British Library)

June 1, 2015 @ 18:30 - 20:00

Magna Carta’s American Adventure
Monday 1 June 2015, 18:30-20:00, British Library Conference Centre, £10/£8/£7 Book tickets
Magna Carta has left an indelible mark on American constitutionalism.  Carried to America with the first colonial charters, Magna Carta was invoked by Americans who objected to British policies on the eve of revolution.  Professor A E Dick Howard discusses Magna Carta’s legacy in America including the rule of law, constitutional supremacy, due process of law, and the idea of an organic, evolving constitution. In collaboration with Benjamin Franklin House and the US Embassy London. Read more…

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Date:
June 1, 2015
Time:
18:30 - 20:00
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Website:
http://www.bl.uk/events/magna-cartas-american-adventure

Organizer

Eccles Centre for American Studies
Email:
eccles-centre@bl.uk
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Venue

British Library Conference Centre
96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Phone:
0843 208 1144
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