The corner stone of English democracy is the document known as the?
The answer is d. Magna carta...just took the pennfoster test
Rule of law is necessary for a stable democracy but it does not need to be a written constitution. Some countries (most known is the UK) have no single constitutional document. Their constitution is merely a set of laws and principles. This is called an uncodified or unwritten constitution. New Zealand is another country without a single constitutional document.
Ancient Athens was the first known Democracy. The Athenian democracy was "the rule of the mob." This is very different from democracy in United States, which is referred to as a "Republican democracy." It varied over the centuries from monarchy to oligarchy, tyranny, limited democracy, oligarchy again, democracy, radical democracy, limited democracy, monarchy, limited democracy.