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Title: Magna Carta


1
Magna Carta
  • Presentation by
  • Nekita Ramsay

2
History of the Magna Carta
Richard the Lionheart
3
King John of England
4
  • John signed the Article of the Barons in a
    meadow such as this one.
  • John signs the Article of the Barons in
    Runnymede on June 15, 1215.

5
Signing of the Magna Carta
Three reasons for the signing
  1. The people of England had no respect for their
    king.

John of England (1166-1216)
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  • Pope Innocent III

2. King John was excommunicated be Pope Innocent
III

3. To put limitation on the kings power
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  • King Henry III
  • Reissued the Magna Carta three times.

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  • Edward I
  • Reissued the Magna Carta one last time on
    October 12, 1297.
  • It was part of a statute known as Confirmatio
    cartarum

9
  • Article 39.
  • No free man shall be arrested, or imprisoned, or
    deprived of his property, or outlawed, or exiled,
    or in any way destroyed, nor shall we go against
    him or send against him, unless by legal
    judgement of his peers, or by the law of the land.

Article 40. To no one will we sell, to no one
will we refuse or delay, right or justice.
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United States Constitution
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U.S. Bill of Rights
  • No person shall be ... deprived of life, liberty,
    or property, without due process of law.

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Article 21 from the Declaration of Rights in the
Maryland Constitution of 1776 reads
  • 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.

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A Magna Carta for all mankind
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
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