How Did The Magna Carta Influence The English Bill Of Rights

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The Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights had an influential impact on the formation of the United States Constitution. The Magna Carta restricted the power of the king and gave many limitations on the government. It gave many rights to the citizens regarding their properties. The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution make up our Bill Of Rights. Many of our U.S. Constitution Bill of Rights were based off both of these two documents. The United States Constitution 10th Amendment states that any power that is not given to the federal government is given to the states. The Magna Carta guaranteed personal property and private property. In the U.S Constitution the 4th Amendment search and seizure, protects all citizens against unreasonable search and seizure of their private property by the states and the federal law enforcement authorities. The United States Constitution 5th Amendment says no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law. Under the U.S Constitution the government has eminent domain which has the right of a government to take private property away from the owner for public use with payment to the owner. …show more content…

This means one religion can never dominate and overpower an entire country. Everyone has the freedom to join any religion. Another component that inspired the U.S Constitution authors was that it was against government control. In the United States Constitution we have three different branches of government. The three Branches are the Legislative, Judicial and Executive. The Legislative branch makes laws. The Judicial branch is all about interpreting the meaning of laws and applies laws to individual cases. The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States of America. The head of the Executive branch is the President of the United States of America and he acts as the

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