Magna Carta<br />Anthony Burgoyne<br />
When it was made<br />The Magna Carta was originally issued in the year 1215<br />And later reissued in the 13th century<b...
Why it was made<br />The magna carta was made to limit the powers of the monarchy.<br />And to preserve the basic legal ri...
Why it was made<br />To stop the king from interfering with the popes religious matters<br />Stopped the king from being a...
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<b...
The Magna Carta Today<br />Although most of the charter's ideas were revised or have since been repealed, the Magna Carta'...
Content of the charters<br />Magna carter originally writen in latin<br />The charters were changed many times in the past...
Clauses still enforced <br />Clause 1, the freedom to the English church<br />Clause 9, the “ancient liberties” of the cit...
bibliography<br />The Magna Carta (booklet)<br />http://library.thinkquest.org/20176/mcarta.htm<br />http://www.spartacus....
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  1. 1. Magna Carta<br />Anthony Burgoyne<br />
  2. 2. When it was made<br />The Magna Carta was originally issued in the year 1215<br />And later reissued in the 13th century<br />
  3. 3. 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 />
  4. 4. 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 />
  5. 5. Who created it<br />The barons, bishops and abbots joined together to create the magna carta<br />
  6. 6. 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 />
  7. 7. 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Although most of the charter's ideas were revised or have since been repealed, the Magna Carta's fundamental tenets provided the outline for modern democracies.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 />
  8. 8. 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 />
  9. 9. 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 />
  10. 10. 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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