magna carta
Updated: 10/9/2018
magna carta
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  • Our king is ruling very immaturely, I'm done with it, let us do something about it.
  • We are done with your immature rule of this country, sign this document, or our knights will....
  • Fine, give me a feather.
  • Didn't think that would work
  • June 15 1215 the barons of England get fed up with King Johns rule.
  • Do you remember the the Magna Carta?
  • Yea! lets bring those ideas to America!
  • The barons decide on that same day to force King John sign a document called the Magna Carta to limit his power.
  • COOL!
  • We are gonna do majority rule just like the Magna Carta.
  • King John agrees to sign the document, placing the ruler under law (for the first ever time in history.)
  • Everyone should have a right to a speedy trial and to due processes of law.
  • When the settlers came from Britain to America they brought these ideas with them.
  • Among these ideas were majority rule.....
  • .....and rights to due process and a speedy trial.
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