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Tuesday, October 23
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Which important document reinforced the idea that Britain was a country governed by the rule of law?

a. English Bill of Rights
b. Petition of Right of 1628
c. Magna Carta
d. American Constitution

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About the Podcast: 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.

60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center’s education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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60-Second Civics: Episode 3408, King Henry III and the Rise of Parliament
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3407, The Significance of the Magna Carta
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3406, King John Agrees to the Magna Carta
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3405, The Charter of Liberties
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3404, Origins of the House of Commons
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3403, The Witan
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60-Second Civics: Episode 3402, Writs and Courts of Equity
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