The lesson studies the life, trial, and execution of Joan of Arc, and examines their relation to current legal processes, demonstrating changing notions of law and how legal categories of right and wrong (as well as broader public perceptions) change over time. The lesson is intended to give students a deeper understanding of why historical events unfolded as they did. It provides a lesson on historical perspective and the evolution of legal systems and government.
Crime and Punishment in Medieval Times: The Life, Trial and Execution of Joan of Arc
February 7, 2017 by