The Magna Cart 800 Year-Old Constitutional Document

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I. The Magna Carta is an 800 year old constitutional document that is arguably the greatest of its kind in all of human history. II. It was originally written as a peace treaty by English barons who had gone to war against King John, a cruel and unpopular monarch who abused his powers, to try to end his arbitrary taxes, confiscations and other injustices.
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