Our king has too much power! What about our rights and freedoms?! We must protect ourselves.
The people want change. They want a promise that you won't take their rights away.
I'm not sure if this is the greatest decision but I must if I want to stay king. I shall promise.
As a result, King John was forced to sign a contract called the Magna Carta. A document that would protect the people, the Magna Carta allowed for the citizen's rights to be safe. The Magna Carta also brought about trial by jury, due process of law, and much more.