In Defense of Liberty: The Magna Carta in the American Revolution

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In Defense of Liberty: The Magna Carta in the American Revolution

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In this lesson, students will carefully examine an authentic Massachusetts thirty-shilling note (1775) from the Museum’s collection and hypothesize the meaning of its visual elements. Students will use primary and secondary sources to refine the hypothesis and in the process, discover the role the M…