When it was made<br />The Magna Carta was originally issued in the year 1215<br />And later reissued in the 13th century<br />
Why it was made<br />The magna carta was made to limit the powers of the monarchy.<br />And to preserve the basic legal rights of all free men in England.<br />It was made after a rebellion in 1215 against King John of England, a corrupt, absolute monarch who angered all those under the influence of his power.<br />
Why it was made<br />To stop the king from interfering with the popes religious matters<br />Stopped the king from being able to increase taxes without the consent of a council of nobles<br />Allowed fair trial for all men<br />
Who created it<br />The barons, bishops and abbots joined together to create the magna carta<br />
King John<br />Lived from 1166 to 1216<br />He was a very unpopular king, the nobles saw him as not being fit to be king<br />
The Magna Carta Today<br />Although most of the charter's ideas were revised or have since been repealed, the Magna Carta's fundamental tenets provided the outline for modern democracies.<br />Taking a cue from the document more than five centuries later, American revolutionaries incorporated many of the Magna Carta's basic ideas into another important piece of parchment – the U.S. Constitution. <br />
Content of the charters<br />Magna carter originally writen in latin<br />The charters were changed many times in the past<br />Some of the charters are still in use today<br />
Clauses still enforced <br />Clause 1, the freedom to the English church<br />Clause 9, the “ancient liberties” of the city of london<br />Clause 29, a right to due process<br />
bibliography<br />The Magna Carta (booklet)<br />http://library.thinkquest.org/20176/mcarta.htm<br />http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/NORmagna.htm<br />
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