Influences in History

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Influences on the Constitution Table

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|Documents |Summary |What was its influence on the Constitution? | |Magna Carta |Issued by King John of England in 1215 when Englishmen went to the colonies they were given |This was used as a template 575 years later in the Bill of | | |charters that guaranteed them and their heirs would “have and enjoy all liberties and |Rights toward the fifth amendment. The fifth amendment | | |immunities of free and natural subjects.” The document clearly stated that no free man could|guarantees “No person shall… be deprived of life, liberty, or | | |be prosecuted by any means other than the law of the land. |property, without due process of law.” | | | | | | |Reference | | | |All About History (unknown) The Magna Carta. Retrieved from | | | |http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/magna_carta/ on June 6, 2011. | | |Mayflower Compact |Drawn up by the 41...
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