The Magna Carta


Subject:
History , History By Place , Middle Ages , England

Description:
Collection of materials about the Magna Carta, signed by King John of England in 1215. Features a translation of the 1297 version of Magna Carta, an image of the 1297 Magna Carta (the only version permanently residing in the U.S.), and an essay about the influence of the Magna Carta on American law and constitutionalism. "This heritage is most clearly apparent in our Bill of Rights." From the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Publisher:
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration ((NARA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/magna_carta/


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