2.1 Magna Carta .pdf - I \u200b disagree completely with the statement that the Magna Carta is an ancient document that had nothing to do with American

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I disagree completely with the statement that the Magna Carta is an ancient document that had nothing to do with American political traditions. The Magna Carta, as we learned in this lesson, protected the rights of individuals against the unlawful judgments of a powerful monarch. That introduced the idea of limiting the government’s power in American political traditions to stop the government from using its power to abuse the people. The Magna Carta also established the process of due process. That introduced the belief that everybody should receive fair treatment from the judicial government, whether they are regular citizens or government figures in American political traditions. Additionally, the Magna Carta protected the right of the church to be free from government interference, the right of citizens to own and inherit property, and the right to be protected from excessive taxes. That

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