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Quinn pearsonmagna carta

  1. 1.  
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>The barons of King John created the Magna Carta. </li></ul><ul><li>It was the first time in history a kings subjects would propose a document to him and this would eventually cause dramatic change and have impact in everyday life now… </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is it? <ul><li>Originally written in latin a document that king john was forced into signing. </li></ul><ul><li>It was a charter of rights that reduced the power of the king to the power of the parliament </li></ul><ul><li>It then became the building blocks of English citizen’s rights. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Outcome of the Magna Carta <ul><li>If king John didn ’ t accept who knows what would of happened but King John knew had to come to agreement. </li></ul><ul><li>After agreement many great laws came into place and are still in place today </li></ul><ul><li>Essentially it made every free man not be able to be punished except through the law of land. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Timeline of the Magna Carta <ul><li>It was first issued in 1215 and was revised later on in that century. </li></ul><ul><li>The first charter was passed in 1225 </li></ul><ul><li>The final version was last revised in 1297 and it is still basically the same document today. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Clause 61 <ul><li>In the 1215 document it was a large section which ascertained that any time a group of 25 barons could meet and choose to overrule the king. </li></ul><ul><li>If the king challenged the barons they were able to seize his castles and possessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Clause 61 was based on a medieval practice called distraint. </li></ul><ul><li>Basically clause 61 was made up to overthrow the king. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Quote… <ul><li>&quot;That no freeman ought to be taken, or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties, or privileges, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.” </li></ul><ul><li>To me this quote/rule is very powerful because that’ s how things are today and you see how unfair it was back in the day before the magna carter came along. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Fun Facts <ul><li>The magna Carta was signed in a meadow by king john in Egham, Surrey, South England. </li></ul><ul><li>The archbishop that led the barons against King John was Stephen Langton. </li></ul><ul><li>The Magna Carta was originally called “The Articles of the Barons”. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Impact of the Magna Carta <ul><li>Influence of the Magna Carta can be found in almost all British dominion’s </li></ul><ul><li>Also it influenced the United States constitution and the Bill of Rights. </li></ul><ul><li>The Magna Carta was and still is a building block of making new laws in todays world and in the past as well. </li></ul>