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Magna Carta and it's Influence on the Constitution

Social Studies Project

Danielle Carrara

on 6 April 2011

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Transcript of Magna Carta and it's Influence on the Constitution

The Magna Carta
and it's Influence
On The Constitution In 1215, King John of England signed the Magna Carta. Later it was reissued in the 13th century in modified versions. These versions omitted certain temporary provisions. The Magna Carta was first passed into law in 1225. The Magna Carta contained two basic ideas . . . One idea was that English monarchs had to obey the law. Another idea was that Engilsh nobles had certain rights such as rights to private property and the right to trial by jury. These rights wer later also extended to other classes of people. The Magna Carta is an English charter. Wikipedia Link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta The Magna Carta influenced the Constitution because . . .
From the late 17th century, there were more acts made by Parliament limiting royal power, because of the precedent of Magna Carta. Video Link:

http://www.schooltube.com/video/03009189520273786261/Magna-Carta-and-Washington-DC THANKS FOR WATCHING! THE END
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