The 2014 speakers included The Honorable Sir Stephen Silber, Justice of the High Court of England and Wales, who spoke about "The Differing Perceptions of the Magna Carta ? The United Kingdom versus The United States," and Sir Robert Worcester, Emeritus Chancellor of the University of Kent and Chair of the 800th Anniversary Celebration of the Magna Carta Committee whose topic was "The Magna Carta, 'Foundation of Liberty', and Its Relevance In The 21st Century."
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the process which led to the formation of the U.S. government, including the convening of the Continental Congresses, the passage of the Articles of Confederation, and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the influence of taxation and regulation in the colonial independence movement leading to the Declaration of Independence and the beginning of the American Revolution.
- 4.2.P Analyze the sequence of events that led to the establishment of the U.S. as a democratic republic.
- Political and economic developments underscored how the colonists in British North America had become uniquely American, prompting the development of a new nation. Drawing on their experience under British rule, the founding generation created a government with shared powers between the state and federal institutions.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how the concept of federalism took hold in the early United States. In addition, this indicator promotes inquiry into the progression from a nation skeptical of a strong central government to a nation accepting of a division of power between the states and federal government.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the crucial events and conflicts that led to the ratification of the United States Constitution. This indicator also encourages inquiry into the major debates and compromises at the Constitutional Convention and how economic, political, and social goals impacted the formation of the new government.